Panama: Works on Aqueducts for $14 million

Financing has been obtained for two water projects for indigenous populations.

Friday, November 16, 2012 reports that "The Ministry of Finance yesterday approved two projects for nonreimbursable financing agreements, known as donations or direct subsidies, with two international organizations to provide new water systems for indigenous regions. The total amount of these grants will be $14.2 million, as reported yesterday by Deputy Economy Minister Omar Castillo. "

The remaining $7.5 million, agreed with the Inter-American Development Bank, will be used for the installation of aqueducts in Guna Yala and Darien, with a projected benefit to about 4000 households and 8000 inhabitants.

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Honduras: $25 million for water access & sanitation

August 2011

Project backed by the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Honduras will receive a $25 million grant from the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean to expand and improve drinking water and sanitation services in rural communities with fewer than 2,000 people, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) said today.

Panama to Expand Water and Sanitation Services

September 2010

Investments will target cities in central and western provinces, along with low-income suburban communities near Panama City.

Panama will expand coverage and improve the quality of water supply services and sewer systems in cities near its capital and in its central and western provinces with a $40 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank.

$50 million for water projects in Guatemala

January 2009

The donation by the Spanish Government is to be used to provide potable water to those municipalities that do not currently have the service. reports: "Trinidad Jimenez Garcia, Spanish Secretary of State for Ibero-America, announced yesterday at a press conference that the donation was made via the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in order to provide potable water to the country's poorest municipalities."

$60 million for water projects in El Salvador

October 2008

El Salvador expects to get cooperation for $60 million from the Government of Spain to carry out 40 projects to provide potable water to rural areas.

Spain announced the start of the Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation yesterday during the XVIII Ibero-American Summit. This is a donor plan for $1.5 billion that will be carried out during the next four years.

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