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  1. Amazon to Experience More Frequent and Severe Droughts: Study

    13 Oct 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FALMOUTH, MA, United States The Amazon region will experience more hydrological extremes, including more frequent and severe droughts, by 2100 as a result of climate change, according to new research from inde ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2015 - 10:13

  2. Offshore Freshwater Aquifers: Which Law Will Apply? (International Water Law Project)

    24 Jan 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The discovery last month of vast groundwater reserves off the coasts of China, Australia, North America, Greenland, Suriname, Nigeria and South Africa, has raised hopes that these ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/24/2014 - 18:22

  3. Latin America and Caribbean Need $249 Billion Investment for Urban Water Coverage by 2030: UN-HABITAT

    A total of $249 billion USD is needed to improve urban water coverage in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030, with additional investment needed for wastewater treatment plants, sanitation and drainage works, according to a new UN-HABITAT report presen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/05/2012 - 10:27

  4. Caribbean Bloc Joins Regional Coalition to Fight Cholera

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) regional bloc has joined the new regional “Cholera-Free Hispaniola” initiative, which aims to eradicate the disease in Haiti and the Dominican Republic by 2022. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/28/2012 - 10:58

  5. Amazon Countries Commit to Conservation, Management Measures

    5 Apr 2012- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, LIMA The eight Latin American countries that fall within the Amazon watershed signed new agreements on conservation and water management during the second summit of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organizat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  6. IADB Approved $2 Million USD Grant to Improve Hotel Efficiency in Caribbean

    20 Oct 2011- 10:14 by Local Press Report washington, dc Inter-American Development Bank The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has approved a $2 million USD grant to help the tourism sector in the Caribbean states of Barbados, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Su ...

    Local Press Report - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  7. Natural Resources Minister Receives Master Plan for Water Supply Improvement


    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:50

  8. IADB President Makes Caribbean Visit


    Local Press Report - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  9. IADB Lends Suriname $12 Million USD to Improve Potable Water Services

    24 Nov 2010- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Inter-American Development Bank will lend Suriname some $12 million USD to improve potable water services for some 50,000 people living along the nation's coasts. Water s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  10. Heavy Rains Causing Floods in the North

    17 Mar 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report SURINAME, PARAMARIBO Caribbean Net News Coming almost a month before the rainy season is supposed to begin, heavy rains inundated the northern regions of Suriname last week. As a result shops, offices, businesses, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 13:00