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  1. Costa Rica Concerned About Potential Impacts of Nicaraguan Canal

    26 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The Costa Rican government said last week that it views Nicaragua's plan to build an Inter-oceanic canal in a positive light, but is concerned about the potential impacts on Costa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/26/2013 - 10:05

  2. Environmental Groups Oppose Nicaragua Canal

    20 Jun 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Environmental groups in Nicaragua are predicting environmental catastrophe if the transoceanic “Nicaragua Canal” is constructed. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega approved the $40 billion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/20/2013 - 10:01

  3. Environmentalists Warn New Nicaraguan Canal Could Threaten Water Supply

    17 Jun 2013- 10:19 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Tengri News A proposed Nicaraguan waterway rivaling the Panama Canal would cause an environmental disaster threatening drinking water supplies and fragile ecosystems, AFP reports citing conservationists. ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2013 - 10:19

  4. Chinese Firm Places $40 Billion Bid on Nicaraguan Canal

    14 Jun 2013- 10:00 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Financial Times A $40 billion proposal for a little-known Chinese company to dig an interoceanic rival to the Panama Canal won overwhelming backing from Nicaraguan lawmakers on Thursday, despite ...

    Local Press Report - 06/14/2013 - 10:00

  5. Nineteen Latin American Countries Sign Agreement Promising Universal Water and Sanitation

    4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Representatives of 19 Latin America and Caribbean countries signed a declaration promising universal water and sanitation during the third Latin American Sanitation Conference (LATINOSAN) ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2013 - 10:05

  6. Costa Rican Former Guerrilla Blasts Support of Nicaragua's Plans to Construct Canal

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    Local Press Report - 05/17/2013 - 10:17

  7. International Court of Justice Will Address Both Costa Rica, Nicaragua Border Issues in One Decision

    29 Apr 2013- 10:06 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE The Costa Rica News The International Court of Justice in The Hague announced last week that it would process the two disputes facing Costa Rica and Nicaragua's border conflict in one decision. The ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2013 - 10:11

  8. Lempa River a Water Management Success Story: UNEP

    El Salvador’s Lempa River Basin offers a “successful example” of watershed management that includes “significant political support and the participation of the population in programs and projects,” according to Isabel Martinez, a program officer at the UN ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:12

  9. Nicaragua Water Crisis Escalates; Thousands Left Without Water

    Thousands of Nicaraguans are facing water shortages, driving some residents to protest at the headquarters of state water and sewage utility ENACAL last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2013 - 10:14

  10. Mexico Only Captures 3 Percent of Rainwater Harvesting Potential

    Mexico is only capturing 3 percent of the approximately 1,500 cubic kilometers of rainwater that it could be capturing annually; that amount could supply the 15 million residents of the country that lack piped water, according to a study released last ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  11. Water Losses at Nicaragua’s ENACAL Hit 58 Percent

    The National Aqueduct and Sanitation Company of Nicaragua (ENACAL) has failed to deliver the main points of its Development Plan for 2008-2012, according to local media reports this week. The Central Bank of Nicaragua has reported that 58 percent of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/01/2013 - 10:08

  12. Costa Rican Scientists Investigate Growing Crops Hydroponically

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    Local Press Report - 02/01/2013 - 09:41

  13. Environmental Experts Working on San Juan River Evaluation Deny Pay Off

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    Local Press Report - 01/24/2013 - 10:02

  14. 40 Percent of Water Supply in Managua Is Lost to Leaks

    Water losses in the capital of Nicaragua Managua total nearly half of production, according to Ruth Selma Herrera, former president of the Nicaraguan Aqueduct and Sanitation Company (ENACAL). ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2013 - 10:17

  15. Volcanic Eruption Did Not Contaminate Nicaragua's Water Supplies

    2 Jan 2013- 09:04 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Prensa Latina Experts of the Territorial Studies Nicaraguan Institute (INETER) ruled out the possible contamination of the waters near the turbulent San Cristobal volcano in Chinandega, the coordinator of ...

    Local Press Report - 01/02/2013 - 10:04

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