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  • 1 Feb 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN The New York Times The prospect of food and water assistance coming to an end for Hurricane Maria survivors in Puerto Rico blindsided the island’s government this week, prompting angry reactions from local leaders and alarming lawmakers in Washington
  • 15 Jul 2016- 11:03 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Associated Press Puerto Rico has approved a law to allow its heavily indebted water and sewer company to issue up to $900 million worth of bonds amid a worsening economic crisis. The government said in a statement Wednesday it expects the company
  • 13 Jul 2016- 09:32 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Bloomberg Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla said he will probably sign into law a bill that allows the island’s main water utility to raise money through the capital markets. The measure enables the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer
  • 13 Jun 2016- 09:57 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Bloomberg Puerto Rico lawmakers may vote as soon as today on a bill intended to help the island’s main water utility avoid a July 1 bond default by selling new debt with stronger repayment pledges. Investment Policy Reputational Risk Utilities San
  • 11 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico A Puerto Rican NGO this week sent a letter to Congressman Raúl Grijalva, ranking member of the US House Committee on National Resources, urging him to take action on the public health and environmental threat posed by illegal
  • 28 Sep 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Nine employees of Canadian miner Barrick Gold are being charged in connection with a cyanide spill earlier this month at the company’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province, San Juan Judge Pablo Oritja said last week.
  • 27 Aug 2015- 09:04 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN teleSUR The Costa Rican parliamentary Special Commission of Reforms of Regulations ruled Monday in favor of a legislation to consult Indigenous people over projects and bills that could affect them before they are voted on and approved. The reform
  • 25 Aug 2015- 09:27 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Bloomberg Puerto Rico is trying to assure municipal-bond buyers that the island’s water authority doesn’t need to restructure its debt. Investors aren’t convinced. The commonwealth put out a statement Monday saying that a request made Friday to the
  • 18 Nov 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Tico Times Nicaragua’s Foreign Minister Samuel Santos on Saturday told media from his country that crews are working to “provide maintenance” to the Río San Juan because the International Court of Justice reiterated that the border river belongs to
  • 4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla last week proposed setting “preferential energy rates” for the island’s aqueduct and sewage authority, AAA, as a means of controlling water prices. AAA had proposed a rate increase of
  • Despite being ordered by a Chilean court to stop work on the portion of the Pascua Lama mine that falls within its borders, Canada-based miner Barrick Gold announced this week that it will continue to develop the mine on its Argentine side.
  • 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 complaint started in 2010 by Nicaragua
  • 8 Feb 2013- 08:44 by Local Press Report SAN JOSE WW4 Report Costa Rica's Constitutional Tribunal, the country's highest court, on Feb. 6 unanimously rejected a case brought by the country's Mining and Industry Association challenging the 2010 ban on open-pit mining. The Associaiton
  • 31 Jan 2013- 07:55 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Fox Business Argentina's mineral-rich San Juan Province has cleared two mines owned by Barrick Gold Corp. of posing a threat to Andean glaciers in a move likely to be contested by environmentalists trying to use a glacier protection law to stop