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  1. Possible Solutions To Santiago Water Crisis?

    30 Jul 2019- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's capital Santiago is facing an alarming water deficit, fuelled by climate change, that will worsen in the next decades, according to a new report. Challenged by increasing demand fo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2019 - 10:56

  2. Will Ecuador's Bet On China-funded Hydropower Backfire?

    26 Jul 2019- 11:02 by Local Press Report QUITO Dialogo Chino Ecuador’s bet on hydro to clean its energy matrix and sell a surplus has landed it in debt and inhibited wind and solar development. Only the Odebrecht-built Manduriacu plant was inaugurated on ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2019 - 11:02

  3. Multiple Threats To Humans From Mining Waste in Chile

    25 Jul 2019- 08:06 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO AFP From the sky, the glistening emerald ponds of northern Chile are almost beautiful, but closer to the ground they harbor an ugly and dangerous secret: the reservoirs, filled with toxic waste from the co ...

    Local Press Report - 07/25/2019 - 08:06

  4. German Consultancy Firm Tuev Sued Implicated In Brumadinho Dam Collapse

    22 Jul 2019- 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil New evidence has emerged in the case of the Brumadinho tailings dam collapse, where nearly 300 people died, has developed with suggestions that the German safety certification company engaged ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2019 - 07:52

  5. What An Excellent Day For An Exorcism! Bishop Sprays

    12 Jul 2019- 10:54 by Local Press Report BUENEVENTURA The Independent A Catholic bishop will spray holy water over an entire city from a military helicopter in an attempt to conquer the demons he believes are plaguing it. Monsignor Rubén Darío Jaramillo M ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:54

  6. UNICEF Will Support Safe Water Access For More Than 2.8 Million Venezuelans

    8 Jul 2019- 07:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela UNICEF and the Government of Venezuela have signed an agreement to provide up to 2.8 million people with improved access to safe drinking water. The project includes expanding supply through ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2019 - 07:35

  7. I Love The Smell Of Water In The Morning

    3 Jul 2019- 12:11 by Local Press Report BUENAVENTURA Mirror A bishop is planning on spraying a Colombian town in holy water in a bid to free it from demonic forces. Monsignor Rubén Darío Jaramillo Montoya wants to borrow a navy helicopter in order to dump ...

    Local Press Report - 07/03/2019 - 12:11

  8. Another Brazil Mine Tailings Dam Close To Collapse

    20 May 2019- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Movement of the embankment of iron ore giant Vale SA’s decommissioned Gongo Soco mine pit near the city of Barão de Cocais has been detected by radar, the company has reported. It is pre ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 06:34

  9. Brazil Court Allows Norsk Hydro To Resume Operations At World's Biggest Aluminum Production Facility After 2018 Water Contamination Event

    18 May 2019- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELEM, Brazil A federal court in Brazil has lifted a production embargo on Norsk Hydro aluminum production activities at the Alunorte facility. Operations have been curtailed since May 2018 following an enviro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2019 - 11:06

  10. Brazil Cancels Another Climate Change Summit

    17 May 2019- 07:55 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Climate Change News Brazil has withdrawn its offer to host Latin America and Caribbean climate week, a key milestone leading up to the annual UN negotiations. The reversal comes months after Brazil backed ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2019 - 12:39

  11. Water Disputes, Land Conflicts On The Rise In Brazil

    22 Apr 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Info RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The number of water disputes in Brazil rose by 40 percent between 2017 and 2018, with the number of affected families more than doubling, according to a new report. In addition, 2018 recorded the ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 04/22/2019 - 08:42

  12. Hidroituango Dam Crisis Changed Armed Group Dynamics In Northern Colombia

    17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report MEDELLIN Colombia Reports The brainchild of Antioquia’s ruling political and economic class, Hidroituango was advertised by urban elites as a breakthrough for rural communities most affected by the country’s decade ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2019 - 08:41

  13. Venezuela Introduces Power Rationing To Protect Water Service

    1 Apr 2019- 08:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro has blamed crippled infrastructure, little investment in the power grid and poor maintenance for repeated power outages in the country and announced 30 days ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2019 - 09:32

  14. Chile Tests Floating Solar Panels At Mine Operations Sites

    18 Mar 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Energy Voice A floating island of solar panels is being tested in Chile as a way to generate clean energy and reduce water loss at mine operations. The experimental Las Tortolas power-generating island is ...

    Local Press Report - 03/18/2019 - 09:07

  15. Power Crisis Shuts Down Caracas Water Services

    13 Mar 2019- 06:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela Intensifying the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela, a power black out has put operations of water utilities at risk. Caracas began to “go dry” March 11with water services almost nonexist ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/13/2019 - 06:19

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