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  1. Agriculture, Food Security at Forefront as COP 18 Talks Start

    The 18th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 18) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) kicked off this week in Doha, Qatar, with an emphasis on agriculture and food security concerns for a growing world population ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/30/2012 - 09:33

  2. Guatemala Creates Reconstruction Ministry to Guide Recovery After Quake

    The Guatemalan government on November 17 announced creation of a National Reconstruction Committee to guide the recovery efforts in the wake of the 7.2- magnitude earthquake that hit the country earlier this month. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2012 - 10:21

  3. IADB, Oxfam Announce Cooperation

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    Local Press Report - 11/14/2012 - 09:59

  4. Guatemala Quake Leaves 42 Dead, Knocks Out Drinking Water in San Pedro, San Marcos

    The earthquake that hit Guatemala on November 7 left 42 people dead and another 1.2 million affected by damaged infrastructure and lack of public services, President Otto Pérez Molina announced on November 11. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2012 - 09:48

  5. Ibero-American Federation to Discuss Water, Sanitation Threats to Children

    The Ibero-American Federation of Ombudsmen (FIO) will discuss issues affecting children in the region, including lack of drinking water and sanitation, and seek solutions to them during its meeting in Costa Rica this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2012 - 09:58

  6. Climate Change to Effect Central American Maize and Bean Harvests.

    9 Oct 2012- 08:15 by Local Press Report LONDON AlertNet Climate change is expected to reduce maize and bean harvests across Central America, leading to economic losses of more than $120 million a year by the 2020s and threatening the incomes of around 1 m ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2012 - 09:30

  7. State of Emergency Being Considered in Drought-Affected Guatemala

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    Local Press Report - 09/12/2012 - 10:07

  8. Guatemala Loses Half of Its Maize, Bean Crop Due to Drought

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    Local Press Report - 08/24/2012 - 09:59

  9. Heavy Rains Cause Increased Cases of Dengue in Guatemala

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    Local Press Report - 08/02/2012 - 08:52

  10. The Maya's Largest Dam Newly Discovered

    18 Jul 2012- 08:50 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC ZEENEWS.com During recent excavations, sediment coring and mapping at the pre-Columbian city of Tikal–a paramount urban centre of the ancient Maya – a multi-university team led by the University of Ci ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2012 - 09:35

  11. Guatemalan Human Rights Commission: State Inefficiency Hinders Water, Sanitation Access

    9 Jul 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala’s congressional human rights commission blames governmental inefficiency and corruption for failure to uphold the right to water and sanitation in the country. "The inef ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2012 - 10:16

  12. Guatemala Issues Tenders for Water, Sanitation in Naranjo River Basin

    30 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY Municipalities in the Naranjo River Basin in southwestern Guatemala will receive $17.4 million USD for water projects as part of the country’s newly launched Water for All Program. Ed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2012 - 11:06

  13. Violent Protests Follow Murder of Guatemala Dam Opponent

    11 May 2012- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, SANTA CRUZ BARILLAS Allegations of human rights abuses are emerging from the town of Santa Cruz Barillas, Guatemala, after the government declared a state of emergency at the beginning of the month. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:16

  14. Guatemala Government Launches $160 Million USD Water for All Program

    10 May 2012- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY The Guatemalan government last week launched its new Water for All program, with $100 million USD in funds from Spain’s international development cooperation agency (AECID) and $60 mi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:20

  15. Goldcorp Faces Growing Resistance in Central America

    The Mexican Network of People Affected by Mining announced on April 25 that it is joining the campaign the force Vancouver-based miner Goldcorp to stop mining in Latin America. The group issued a statement supporting the recently created Mesoamerican Move ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:16

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