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  1. Itaipu Dam Head Says No Energy Rationing on the Horizon, Despite Drought

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAO PAULO, Brazil There will be no rationing of energy produced at the 14-gigawatt Itaipu Hydropower Dam, despite ongoing severe drought in southeastern Brazil, according to Jorge Miguel Samek, president of th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  2. Paraguay Declares Environmental Emergency Due to Floods

    11 Jul 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASUNCION, Paraguay The Paraguayan government has declared an state of environmental emergency due to floods in the Paraguay River basin, which have affected over 300,000 people in the country. The Asuncion, Ce ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2014 - 10:03

  3. 360,000 Evacuated Due to Floods in Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil

    1 Jul 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Over 360,000 people have been evacuated due to floods along the border region of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, according to local reports. A week of intense rainfall in the region has ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2014 - 10:14

  4. Latin American Climate Change Ministers to Meet Ahead of COP 20

    27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Spanish Agriculture, Food and Environment Minister Arias Cañete has called for a meeting of Latin American climate change ministers to coordinate ahead of future climate change meetings in Lima ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2013 - 12:00

  5. Water Crisis in Paraguay’s Chaco Region Puts 9,000 Families at Risk

    27 Sep 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASUNCION, Paraguay Over 9,000 families in Paraguay’s Chaco region are at risk due to ongoing drought, with indigenous communities are among the most affected. A state of emergency has been declared in the depa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/27/2013 - 10:17