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  1. Seven Latin American Countries Pledge to Restore 20 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

    11 Dec 2014- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Mexico, Peru, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile and Costa Rica have pledged to restore 20 million hectares of degraded land by 2020, as part of the Initiative 20x20, launched this week during COP2 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 08:40

  2. Central America Needs Comprehensive Climate Change Strategy: IUCN

    18 Sep 2014- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Central America is one of the regions of the world most vulnerable to climate change, and countries there need a comprehensive strategy to mitigate its on diverse sectors, said Rocío Córdo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2014 - 10:38

  3. Coca-Cola Program to Replenish Watersheds in Latin America

    12 Sep 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The Coca-Cola Company Latin Center and local Coca-Cola bottlers Area Continental, BEPENSA and Coca-Cola FEMSA have teamed up with the Latin American Water Funds Partnership to pro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2014 - 10:26

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Nineteen Latin American Countries Sign Agreement Promising Universal Water and Sanitation

    4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Representatives of 19 Latin America and Caribbean countries signed a declaration promising universal water and sanitation during the third Latin American Sanitation Conference (LATINOSAN) he ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2013 - 10:05

  7. Mexico Only Captures 3 Percent of Rainwater Harvesting Potential

    Mexico is only capturing 3 percent of the approximately 1,500 cubic kilometers of rainwater that it could be capturing annually; that amount could supply the 15 million residents of the country that lack piped water, according to a study released last wee ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  8. Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure on the Rise in Latin America

    Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are becoming more prevalent throughout the Latin American region, as governments look to expand infrastructure development and increase access to basic services, including water and sanitation, according to a new report ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  9. 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

  10. Tribunal to Analyze Water Availability in Mexico, Central America

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    Local Press Report - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  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. IADB, Spain Provide $80 Million USD for Water, Sanitation Services in Paraguay

    6 Oct 2011- 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) will lend Paraguay $20 million USD for water and sanitation services, while the Spanish government, through the Spanish Cooperation Fund ...

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

  13. Spain Gives Honduras $25 Million USD Grant for Rural Water, Sanitation

    18 Aug 2011- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) announced at the beginning of August that the Spanish government, through the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin ...

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

  14. 45 Percent of Children Live in Poverty in Latin America: UN

    26 May 2011- 10:06 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA Mercopress/National Turk/Xinhua (China) Some 45 percent of children under the age of 18, or nearly 81 million children, live in poverty in Latin America, according to a new study by the Economic Commiss ...

    Local Press Report - 05/29/2013 - 11:17