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  1. Central America’s Drought Expected to Continue Through October

    25 Jul 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Climatologists and meteorologists from Central America are predicting that drought conditions in the region will continue through August, September, and October. Following a recent Cl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/25/2014 - 10:22

  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. 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

  4. Salvadoran Catholic Church, Human Rights Group Call for End to Goldcorp Mine Project in Guatemala

    13 Jun 2013- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The Catholic Church of El Salvador last week called on the international community to press for a ban on Canadian miner Goldcorp’s Cerro Blanco Mine in neighboring Guatemala, citing t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/13/2013 - 10:24

  5. Catholic Church of El Salvador Urges Guatemala to Shut Down Goldcorp’s Cerro Blanco Mine Due to “Toxic Pollution”

    The Catholic Church of El Salvador this week asked the Guatemalan government to halt the Cerro Blanco mining project due to pollution concerns. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/21/2013 - 10:22

  6. El Salvador Claims Guatemalan Mine Threatens Its Water

    El Salvador has claimed a gold and silver mine in Guatemala would pollute the water quality of its essential Lempa River, which provides 37 percent of the country’s drinking water. The government of El Salvador is now calling on the Inter-American Commiss ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  7. 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

  8. Central American Countries Are Not Addressing Water Footprint

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:26

  9. FAO Initiates Program for Central American Dry Corridor

    3 Jan 2012- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICARAGUA, MANAGUA The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced a Central America Dry Corridor Project, an initiative of the FAO, the EU Commission on Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:33

  10. Water Level Up in Guatemalan Rivers After Tropical Storm

    20 Oct 2011- 10:11 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY BBC News Rising water levels in at least 12 rivers in Guatemala are threatening communities in the country, according to President Alvaro Colom. The tropical depression caused floods and landslides t ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:40

  11. Climate Change Losses Totaled $13.6 Billion USD for Central America

    6 Oct 2011- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The effects of 11 extreme climate events of hydrometerological origin produced $13.6 billon USD in losses in Central America, Global Water Partnership (GWP)-Central America President M ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  12. Central America’s Lempa River Heavily Polluted

    5 May 2011- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Only 3 percent of the water of the Lempa River are in good condition, according to a report published in April by El Salvador’s National Administration of Aqueducts and Sewers (Anda). ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 15:00