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  • [2012-08-29] Central America/Caribbean Can Reduce their Oil Dependency, Says WB Report 

    World Bank
    This is a press release that summarizes a July 2012 World Bank report on mitigating market vulnerability to oil prices in Central American and the Caribbean. It briefly discusses how renewable energy sources, energy ...
  • [2011-02-10] Chairman of the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board Affirms New Energy Policy is a Transcendental one for Present and Future Generations 

    Matos Silva, Astrid
    This press release announces the approval of two laws related to renewable energy: (1) Law of Energy Diversification through Renewable and Sustainable Energy, and (2) Puerto Rico Law of Green Energy Incentives. In addition, ...
  • [2012-02-28] Challenges of Designing an Optimal Petroleum Fiscal Model in Latin America 

    Tissot, Roger
    This article traces the recent history of petroleum fiscal models throughout Latin America, including market-oriented models to state corporatism models based on resource nationalism.
  • [2012-09-07] Chevron faces asset seizure in Brazil over $18 billion Ecuador judgment 

    Hinton, Karen
    This article provides information about the second legal enforcement action filed by Ecuadorian indigenous communities to force Chevron to pay for the clean-up of an oil disaster that resulted in several health problems ...
  • [2010-09-21] Creating Digital Heritage content; bridging communities and mediating perspectives 

    van der Elst, Judith; Richards-Rissetto, Heather; Garcia, Jorge
    In this paper we focus our attention on an often overlooked aspect of digital heritage content, namely by whom how, and with what purpose such content is created. We evaluate digital materials that are anthropological and ...
  • [2010-12-02] Declaración Conjunta Centroamerica-USA (CONCAUSA) 

    The Governments of Central America and the United States of America
    This Joint Declaration establishes a regional approach between the governments of Central America and the United States to coordinate and implement sustainable development policies in Central America. This document covers ...
  • [2012-09-07] Declaration of indigenous peoples 

    World Council of Indigenous Peoples; Consejo Mundial de los Pueblos Indígenas
    This file is an audio recording of the Declaration of Indigenous Peoples, written at the World Council of Indigenous Peoples held in Port Alberni, British Columbia on October 27-31, 1975. While its language is poetic, it ...
  • [2011-03-16] Declaration of Margarita - Building the Energy Integration of the South 

    Governments of South America; Gobiernos de Sudamérica
    This document was prepared by the Governments of South America during the First South American Energy Summit to discuss the issues of the production of ethanol fuel and the creation of a South American Energy Council, made ...
  • [2012-05-10] Declaration of the IX Indigenous Advisory Council 

    Unknown author
    This declaration was written by the IX Indigenous Fund Assembly. It recommends changes necessary to preserve indigenous sovereignty and rights.
  • [2011-06-17] Development Plan for the Energy Sector 2007 - 2017 

    Agency of Mines and Energy; Bureau des Mines et de L'energie
    The national program for the development of the energy sector of Haiti seeks to enable policy makers and various stakeholders providing them with a management tool for the industry. The program covers the period 2007-2032. ...
  • [2010-09-21] Digital tools, Strategic Alliances, and the Protection of Traditional Knowledge 

    Singer, B; van der Elst, J; Garcia, J
    This white paper provides a means for indigenous peoples to communicate current information and impacts among constituents and tribal groups. These concepts are very important in understanding how these groups disseminate ...
  • [2012-03-05] Does Chile Face an Imminent Energy Crisis? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    In response to a drought that has crimped hydroelectric output and in the face of soaring fuel prices that are hitting consumers, the Chilean government has pushed for new fuel subsidy legislation and enacted several ...
  • [2012-05-02] Does Insecurity Threaten Colombia's Booming Oil Sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Colombia's ELN rebels kidnapped 11 oil workers last month and released them last week. However, as a result of the security situation, Emerald Energy, which is owned by China's Sinochem, announced that it has suspended ...
  • [2011-06-17] Draft for the Energy Policy of the Republic of Haiti 

    Agency of Mines and Energy; Bureau des Mines et de L'energie
    Due to the fact that Haiti faces several years in a major energy crisis, largely due to the lack of a national energy policy expressing a coherent vision and objectives and clear guidance, this document was made to fill ...
  • [2012-10-23] Ecuador, 'impuesto verde' a las gasolinas 

    Unknown author
    This article discusses the 'green tax' that was applied to gasoline in spring 2012. The tax will finance improvements in the quality of gasoline produced in the country.
  • [2012-05-10] Efficient Energy Strategy for the Dominican Republic 

    National Energy Commision, Dominican Republic; United States Agency for International Development
    This study outlines a plan to increase the use and development of renewable energy in the Dominican Republic, addressing the challenges and possible solutions in creating a more efficient and sustainable system of energy ...
  • [2012-08-27] Electric energy in Bolivia 

    Bolivian Institute of Exterior Commerce; Instituto Boliviano de Comercio Exterior
    This document contrasts energy production and consumption in Bolivia in 2011 up until July 2012. It also breaks down the energy generation capacity of various hydroelectric and thermoelectric plants in the country in 2011. ...
  • [2012-10-23] Eleven comments regarding the experts' report on the Conga project 

    Moran, Robert
    This document consists of 11 comments that US hydrologist/geo-chemist Robert Moran made regarding the experts' report and Environmental Impact Assessment. It identifies the major shortcomings of the experts' analysis, ...
  • [2012-03-05] Energía nuclear en América Latina: antes y después del desastre japonés 

    Isbell, Paul
    This article begins by outlining the use of nuclear energy in Latin America as compared to other regions of the world. More specifically, it details the history and current output of energy from the six nuclear reactors ...
  • [2010-11-23] Energías Renovables para el Desarrollo Sustentable en México (2006) 

    Secretaría de Energía (SENER) de Mexico, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische, Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
    This document examines the role of renewable energy sources in sustainable development within Mexico. It gives an overview of the current sources of renewable energy (solar, wind, hydraulic, bioenergy, and geothermal) and ...