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  1. Costa Rica Calls for Environmental Studies on Nicaraguan Canal

    18 Jul 2014- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The Costa Rican government is calling on Nicaraguan authorities to provide environmental and accident prevention studies on Nicaragua’s inter-oceanic canal. The request comes after HKND Gr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2014 - 10:16

  2. Nicaraguan Government, Livestock Producers Meet to Seek Solutions Amid Drought

    16 Jul 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Representatives of Nicaraguan livestock producers and the government’s Cabinet of Production, Consumption, and Trade have created a new commission to seek solutions to drought-related proble ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2014 - 11:16

  3. El Nino Triggers Drought in Nicaragua

    11 Jul 2014- 10:02 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Inter Press Service The spectre of famine is haunting Nicaragua. The second poorest country in Latin America, and one of the 10 most vulnerable to climate change in the world, is facing a meteorological phe ...

    Local Press Report - 07/11/2014 - 10:02

  4. Nicaragua Approves Canal Route

    9 Jul 2014- 10:30 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Stabroek News A Nicaraguan committee approved a proposed route on Monday for a $40 billion shipping channel across the Central American country that would compete with the Panama Canal. The committee of gove ...

    Local Press Report - 07/09/2014 - 10:30

  5. Nicaragua Bails Out Water, Sewage Utility With $13 Million

    30 Jun 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The Nicaraguan government has bailed out water and sewage utility Enacal for the third time since May 2013. The government has provided $13.2 million USD to cover what Enacal owed electricit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2014 - 10:05

  6. Nicaragua’s Drought Kills at Least 1,000 Cattle

    27 Jun 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua At least a thousand head of cattle have died due to prolonged drought in Nicaragua, according to Solón Guerrero, director of the Nicaraguan Federation of Livestock Associations. "We hav ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/27/2014 - 10:13

  7. Nicaraguan Ranchers Call for Wells, Dams, and Irrigation Projects in Face of El Niño

    10 Jun 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The National Livestock Commission of Nicaragua (Conagan) last week presented proposals to the government to drill more deep wells, use dams to store rainwater and install more irrigation sys ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2014 - 10:21

  8. Nicaraguan Academy of Sciences Warns of Environmental Consequences of Inter-Oceanic Canal

    27 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The environmental effects of Nicaragua’s ambitious Inter-Oceanic Canal project could have wide-ranging effects on the country's water sources, ecosystems and livelihoods for the next 10 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/27/2014 - 10:00

  9. Experts Analyze Water Near Nicaraguan Volcano After Earthquakes

    23 Apr 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Volcanologists and seismologists from Cuba, the United States, Mexico and Venezuela have been analyzing water samples from wells near Nicaragua's Apoyeque Volcano after an increase in s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/23/2014 - 10:23

  10. Dropping Water Levels a Sign of Seismic Activity in Nicaragua

    17 Apr 2014- 10:00 by Local Press Report MANAGUA The Nicaragua Dispatch Nicaraguan first lady and amateur volcanologist Rosario Murillo says scientists are investigating citizen claims that the water level of Lake Managua is dropping and the temperature i ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2014 - 10:00

  11. Biwater, Nicaragua Sign Addendum for Operation, Maintenance for Treatment Plants

    4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Biwater Having designed and constructed a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant in Managua, Nicaragua, Biwater are operating and mantaining the facility. The Group recently signed an addendum to the op ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2014 - 09:59

  12. Costa Rica Says Nicaragua’s Border Canal Caused Environmental Damage

    21 Mar 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica A Nicaraguan project to dig a canal on the San Juan River has caused "very striking" environmental damage and led to a complete change in the local ecosystem, according to a prel ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/21/2014 - 10:12

  13. Nicaragua Fines 20 Hotels for Illegal Water Extraction and Discharge

    13 Mar 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Nicaragua's National Water Authority (ANA) has fined 20 hotels in the tourist town of San Juan del Sur for illegal extraction and discharge of water, according to ANA Director Luis Ánge ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2014 - 12:31

  14. Monsanto Herbicide Pollution Causing Kidney Disease in Central America, Sri Lanka, India

    5 Mar 2014- 10:27 by Local Press Report CHICHIGALPA Politix The tragic magnitude of the chronic kidney failure epidemic afflicting Chichigalpa, Nicaragua, is nearly impossible to overstate- in the last 10 years, roughly half of all male deaths there were ...

    Local Press Report - 03/05/2014 - 10:27

  15. Scientists Criticize Nicaraguan Canal Plans

    20 Feb 2014- 10:02 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Science Insider A group of scientists are fighting plans by the Nicaraguan government for a canal that would open a direct route for ships to pass between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Such a can ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2014 - 10:02

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