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  1. Pharmaceutical Residue Found in Guatemalan Rivers

    13 Dec 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Residue from pharmaceuticals like acetaminophen, caffeine, dexketoprofen, phenylephrine and ibuprofen have been found in the Villalobos and Las Vacas rivers in Guatemala. El Periodico ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/13/2013 - 10:11

  2. Central American Integration System Calls for Development of Wastewater Systems

    10 Dec 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Central America and the Dominican Republic must invest in sanitation systems in order to reduce water contamination, according to a recent study by the San Salvador-based Central Amer ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2013 - 10:18

  3. 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

  4. Guatemalan Departments on Alert for Cholera From Mexico

    20 Nov 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala The National Hospital of Huehuetenango, located in the Huehuetenango department on Guatemala's border with Mexico, has issued a yellow alert after two cases of cholera were detec ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/20/2013 - 10:00

  5. Guatemala Begins Ambitions Agroforestry Project

    18 Nov 2013- 10:04 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY Latin American Herald Tribune An ambitious agroforestry project to be developed over the next 20 years in a Guatemalan reserve for protecting water springs, seeks to capture 1.8 million tons of carbo ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2013 - 10:04

  6. Recycling Plant to Reduce Pollution in Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan

    18 Nov 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Guatemala’s Sololá municipality inaugurated the new Tzolojyá recycling plant, which is expected to help reduce pollution levels in nearby Lake Atitlan. Several municipalities particip ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2013 - 10:05

  7. Guatemalan Health Ministry Issues Regulations on Water Chlorination

    11 Nov 2013- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Guatemala's Ministry of Health last week released new regulations for water providers in the form of a manual on “vigilance and control of the quality for water for human consump ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2013 - 10:35

  8. Resident of Guatemalan Community Block Road to Demand Piped Water

    16 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Approximately 300 people blocked the road between the communities of Candelaria Xolhuitz and Salvador Xolhuitz in southwestern Guatemala's Retalhuleu department last week to dema ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2013 - 10:01

  9. Colombia's EPM to Invest $4 Billion in Infrastructure in Next Four Years

    7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEDELLIN, Colombia Colombian multi-utility Empresas Públicas de Medellín E.S.P. (EPM), a specialist in energy, natural gas, and water, announced last week that it will invest $4 billion USD for infrastructure p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2013 - 10:08

  10. Indigenous Rapporteur Find High Degree of Conflict Over Megaprojects in Guatemala

    5 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Dinah Shelton, the rapporteur for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples of the Inter-American Commission on Human Right (IACHR), found a high degree of conflict involving mega projects in i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/05/2013 - 10:02

  11. Goldcorp Suspends Operations at Guatemalan Mine

    8 Aug 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Canadian mining giant Goldcorp last week announced it has suspended its Cerro Blanco gold mine project in Guatemala, citing an unfavorable global financial context for investing in met ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2013 - 12:50

  12. Salvadoran NGOs Demand Law Against Mining

    29 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The National Board Against Metal Mining, an umbrella group for Salvadoran NGOs, is demanding that the country's Legislative Assembly discuss and approve a law presented in 2006 a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2013 - 10:01

  13. Guatemala Moves Forward With Plan to Clean Lake Atitlan

    26 Jul 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Guatemalan government authorities met last week to discuss plans to clean water in the Lake Atitlan basin, which has experienced cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) blooms since 2010. Th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2013 - 10:09

  14. Guatemalan, Colombian Ex-Presidents Meet to Discuss Water and Peace

    24 Jul 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTA MARTA, Colombia Former Guatemalan President Marco Vinicio Cerezo Arévalo and Colombian ex-President Ernesto Samper Pizano met in Santa Marta, Colombia last week to discuss water and peace during the 56th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2013 - 10:05

  15. Mexico, Guatemala Meet Over Wastewater Discharges

    18 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Mexico Representatives of the Mexican and Guatemalan governments met on July 12 to discuss pollution from Guatemala that is affecting the Mexican community of El Ocotal in Cuauhtémoc City, lo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2013 - 10:01

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