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27 July 2006

Another Hole in the Boat: Suez's "Private Corruption" in Bolivia

Author: Susan Spronk, ZNet

...several governments in heavily indebted countries...transferred control over public water and sanitation works to multinational corporations. Fifteen years later, many of these contracts once heralded as models of "pro-poor" policy-making are...

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21 March 2006
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Author: Tribunal Latinoamericano del Agua

Bolivia: aguas de illimani/suez, El Alto...Perú: expansión de la actividad minera en Cajamarca [Empresa Minera de Yanacocha (parte de Newmont y Buenaventura)]...Brasil: laguna de Carapicuíba. estado de Sao Paulo...Chile: caso afectación del humedal ...

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30 January 2006

World Economic Forum: "The Other" Water Management

Author: Gustavo Capdevila, Inter Press Service

The problems of the scarcity of clean water and water distribution and ownership systems were discussed this week in two radically different scenarios: the World Economic Forum (WEF)...and "The Other Davos", a conference organised by the Swiss...

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4 May 2005

The ethics of water privatisation

Author: Oliver Balch, Ethical Corporation

Can public-private partnerships work for water?...Principles of community involvement, democratisation and genuine public service will be fundamental to politically legitimate water management systems in the future...The water sector continues to have...

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4 April 2005

Bolivia water fight boils over

Author: Canadian Union of Public Employees

Since the privatization, water prices [in El Alto, Bolivia] have risen by more than 35 per cent...The situation sparked a city-wide general strike in January, forcing the government to cancel the company’s water contract. However...In the weeks...

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1 April 2005
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Author: Programa de Derechos Humanos de la Escuela de Cultura de Paz, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

[resumen de las noticias e iniciativas más importantes sobre empresas y derechos humanos en abril 2005] [se refiere a Dole, Riggs, Splendor Flowers, Barrick Gold, Repsol, Aguas del Illimani (parte de Suez), ChevronTexaco, Aracruz, Celulosa Arauco,...

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16 March 2005
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Author: Franz Chávez, Terramérica

O primeiro protesto ocorreu em janeiro e conseguiu que Mesa [Presidente da Bolívia] promulgasse um decreto declarando encerrado o contrato com a companhia [Aguas de Illimani, parte de Suez], por descumprimento do plano de ampliação do serviço às casas...

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16 March 2005
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Author: Franz Chávez, Tierramérica

La primera protesta se desató en enero y logró que Mesa [Presidente de Bolivia] promulgara un decreto que declaró finalizado el contrato con la empresa [Aguas de Illimani, parte de Suez], por incumplimiento del plan de ampliación del servicio a los...

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16 March 2005

Bolivia: Further protests against Aguas de Illimani (part of Suez) over access to water

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16 March 2005

Water Rates Hard to Swallow [Bolivia]

Author: Franz Chávez, Tierramérica

The first water privatisation protest came in January, which prompted [Bolivian] President Mesa to decree an end to the Aguas del Illimani [part of Suez] contract for failure to comply with a plan for expanding services to the homes of 200,000 people...

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