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  1. UN Calls on International Community to Build Resilience, Food Security in Central America

    1 Jul 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The international community must take urgent action to build resilience to ensure food security and restore livelihoods in drought-stricken regions of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, senior Uni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 10:07

  2. EC Provides $15 Million to Help Caribbean Nations Cope With Drought

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is providing $15.5 million USD to help Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba cope with ongoing drought. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  3. 3.5 Million in Central America Face Hunger Due to El Niño: Oxfam America

    6 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON, MA, United States The El Niño weather phenomenon is affecting at least 7 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean, who are facing floods and water and food shortages, relief group Oxfam said th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 10:07

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Honduran Legislator Proposes Creation of Irrigation Fund

    4 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras Ramón Chacón, a federal legislator with the Liberal Party of Honduras, has introduced a proposal to create a Fund for the Development of Irrigation Systems (Fonriego) to the National Congr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/04/2014 - 09:59

  7. Activists Hold Conclave Against Mining in Mexico's Puebla State

    20 Mar 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUEBLA, Mexico More than 600 activists met in the town of Tlamanca, in Mexico's Puebla state, on March 15-16 for a conclave against open pit mining and in defense of indigenous communities’ rights to land ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/20/2014 - 10:13

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Conagua Grants Licenses for Small Hydropower Dams in Chiapas

    Mexico’s National Water Commission (Conagua) has agreed to grant water use licenses for three “micro-hydroelectric” projects in the Grijalva-Usumacinta Basin in Chiapas state. The basin contains a third of the country’s water. ...

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

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