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  1. Climate Change, Peru: 20 Dead as Floods Replace Droughts

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report LIMA Trends Latino Severe droughts gripping Peru have given way to some of the country’s most devastating downpours in decades, catching authorities off guard as they scramble to contain the kind of floods that ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  2. Peruvian Government to Determine Viability of Titicaca Wastewater Treatment Plants

    22 Nov 2016- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNO, Peru The Peruvian government will make a decision on the viability of an initiative to build 10 wastewater treatment plants around Lake Titicaca by December 29th, according to the Ministry of House, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2016 - 08:28

  3. Sedapal Reports Another Activist Takeover

    15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report LIMA Peru This Week A spokesperson for Lima’s water and sewerage service (Sedapal) reported that last weekend that members of the Sumac Pacha Agricultural Association attempted to take over the San Bartolo water ...

    Local Press Report - 11/15/2016 - 07:57

  4. Amazon Tribes Clash Over Resources

    14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by Local Press Report LIMA Reuters An indigenous man was killed and two were wounded last week in the latest clash between sedentary communities and the isolated Mashco Piro tribe as they emerge more frequently from their jungle ...

    Local Press Report - 11/14/2016 - 12:33

  5. New Small Hydro Plants for Peru

    7 Nov 2016- 03:19 by Local Press Report CHIMBOTE International Water Power Magazine Construction work has begun on a $140 million project to build six small hydroelectric plants in the Ancash region of Peru. IBT Group of Miami announced that its ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2016 - 03:19

  6. 10,000 Titicaca Water Frogs Spotted Dead In Peru

    21 Oct 2016- 08:53 by Local Press Report LIMA Science World Report More than 10,000 Titicaca water frogs were found dead in the waters of Lake Titicaca in Peru. Officials are now investigating the cause of their deaths. The said creature was listed as ...

    Local Press Report - 10/21/2016 - 08:53

  7. Control of Treatment Plant Reverts to Sedapal

    20 Oct 2016- 07:27 by Local Press Report LIMA Peru This Week The Constitutional Court of Lima has issued an injunction allowing Sedapal to regain control of the treatment plant in Nuevo Lurin. It has been closed since late September due to disputes ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2016 - 07:27

  8. Kuczynski Emphasizes Need for Local and Foreign Investment in Peru

    20 Oct 2016- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Local and foreign investment in infrastructure, health, education and sanitation are necessary for Peru to modernize, maintain growth, and join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/20/2016 - 06:52

  9. Multilateral Bodies Interested in Funding Peru's Water, Sanitation Projects

    17 Oct 2016- 07:38 by Local Press Report LIMA Andina News Agency Multilateral institutions such as World Bank Group (WBG), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have expressed their interest in financing ...

    Local Press Report - 10/17/2016 - 07:38

  10. Peruvian Police Kill Protester Near Las Bambas Mine

    17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian police shot and killed one person on October 15th during clashes with some 200 protesters who were blocking a road near the Las Bambas copper mine in Apurimac state. Local media reported ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2016 - 07:18

  11. Peru: Sedapal Fined for Polluting Arica Beach

    10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report LIMA Peru This Week The National Water Authority (ANA) filed a disciplinary administrative process against Sedapal for unauthorized dumping of untreated wastewater to the beach Arica, in Lurin. According to Sedapal ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2016 - 08:26

  12. Peru Strongly Committed to OECD Standards

    5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by Local Press Report LIMA Andina News Agency Peru is seriously committed to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) standards and good practices in order to become a full member of the bloc prior to 2021, ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2016 - 11:25

  13. Peruvian Congress Gives Kuczynski Decree Powers to Fast-Track Water Projects, Other Key Areas

    4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian Congress on September 29th voted to give the administration of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski decree powers for 90 days to fast-track legislation in five key areas: the economy, crime, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/04/2016 - 10:27

  14. Lima Water Blamed for Sewage Dumping into Sea

    27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by Local Press Report LIMA Peru This Week Sedapal, Lima’s water and sewage company has been pouring sewage water in the sea, close to the beach 'Arica'. According to neighbors, Sedapal’s workers arrive every 15 days with ...

    Local Press Report - 09/27/2016 - 10:56

  15. New Oil Spills Reported in Peruvian Amazon

    27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian officials on September 25th reported two new oil spills in the country's Amazon region. The first spill happened on September 24th in the Andoas district in the Loreto region, and the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/27/2016 - 10:56

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