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  • 29 Jun 2020- 12:10 by Local Press Report CARACAS Yahoo News Venezuela's water crisis is nothing new, but it's started driving residents to extraordinary measures. Critics of the socialist government blame chronic infrastructure failures on years of corruption and mismanagement that have
  • 15 Oct 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAJAMARCA, Peru Gregorio Santos, one of the main opponents of US-based Newmont Mining Corp’s proposed $5 billion USD Minas Congas gold and copper mine in Peru, has won re-election to his post as president of the Cajarmaca region. Santos was re-elected
  • 26 Aug 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report CARACAS D&WR Venezuela state-owned oil firm PDVSA expects by the end of the year to start operating a US$ 200 million seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant to provide water for oil refineries on the Paraguaná peninsula and drinking water for local
  • 7 Aug 2014- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAJAMARCA, Peru Ninety-eight percent children in Peru’s Cajamarca region are drinking water that is not fit for human consumption, Marco Gamonal, manager of Social Development for the Regional Government said on August 2nd. Gamonal is pressing for water
  • 24 Jan 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela The government of Venezuela will prioritize drinking water provision under its flagship National Water Plan, which relies on cooperation between state governors, water companies and local communal councils. On January 18, Venezuelan
  • 9 Sep 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela The quality of tap water provided to thousands of Venezuelans is under pressure from the nation’s creaking infrastructure and the practice of dumping sacrificed animals into water supplies. In the capital, Caracas, the price of bottled
  • 6 Aug 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IBAGUÉ, Colombia Local residents in the area near La Colosa, the largest open-pit gold project in the northern Andes, last week overwhelmingly voted against the mine. In the poll on July 28, 99 percent of those who cast a ballot rejected the project in