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  1. Spain, IDB Provide $100 Million USD for Water, Sanitation

    2 Dec 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report washington, dc, GUATEMALA Inter-American Development Bank The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and the Spanish government are providing a total of $100 million USD — half in the form of grants from Spain and t ...

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

  2. Guatemala to Implement Plan to Restore Lake Atitlan

    18 Nov 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala's Vice President Rafael Esada is heading a team to find short, mid- and long-term solutions to the pollution problems of Lake Atitlan, one of Guatemala's most impo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 15:00

  3. City Owes for Water, Government Cuts Supply

    24 Mar 2009- 08:06 by Local Press Report SAN CRISTOBAL, GUATEMALA the narcosphere For many of San Cristobal's 200,000 residents, water supplies had been turned off earlier this month because of lack of payment. Some residents haven't had water f ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 12:00

  4. Charity Provides Potable Water for Municipality

    17 Mar 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, SANTA APOLONIA Global Water, a non-profit organization dedicated to the provision of safe drinking water for the rural poor, announced it has built safe washing stations and latrines for the remote ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 13:00

  5. Mining Operations Affect Water Quality

    17 Mar 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY BBC Canadian mining corporation Goldcorp has again come under attack. It is facing charges that its Marlin Mine is polluting the local water, causing severe skin rashes among other environ ...

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

  6. Guatemalans Resist Mega-Mines, HydroPower Dams

    10 Mar 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY Environment News Service Community leaders last week asked the Guatemalan government to institute a two-year moratorium on allowing foreign-controlled mining and development projects. One ...

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

  7. Spanish Cooperation Supports Water Governance Seminar in Guatemala

    24 Feb 2009- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, ANTIGUA The Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECI) supported a five-day seminar on water governance in Antigua, Guatemala, last week. In a press statement, AECI stated t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 08:31

  8. Reforestation to Improve Water Resources in San Marcos

    24 Feb 2009- 15:01 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA, SAN MARCOS Guatemala News The implementation of a tree nursery will help improve water resources used for irrigation and drinking supply for 12 municipalities in the northern region of San Marcos state. ...

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

  9. Solel Boneh Wins $200 Million USD Contract for Palo Viejo Project

    13 Jan 2009- 12:06 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, GUATEMALA Globes (Israel) Solel Boneh International Ltd., an Arison Holdings Ltd. company, has signed a $200 million contact for the Palo Viejo hydroelectric project in Guatemala. The 85-megawatt plant wi ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 12:00