95 articles in Mexico

Making sense of Mexico City Vol 7, Issue 4 (April 2006)

Therese Nicklasson and Robin Rotman report on progress towards the Millennium Development Goals from the Fourth World Water Forum in Mexico City.

MY ENEMY’S ENEMY Vol 7, Issue 3 (March 2006)

* The campaign against private water took a bizarre turn when 10,000 people showed up to protest against the World Water Forum in Mexico City.

The World Water Forum’s false promise Vol 7, Issue 3 (March 2006)

Christopher Gasson raises questions about Mexico City.

NEWS IN BRIEF – AMERICAS Vol 7, Issue 2 (February 2006)

* Argentina’s Aguas Santafesinas, ASSA, the new state-owned utility that took over water and sewerage services in the Santa Fe province from France’s Suez, will increase its rates this month.

LatAm investors prepare for European retreat Vol 6, Issue 12 (December 2005)

With investment in the water sector falling below 2% of GDP, and foreign private firms in a rout, there are a lot of reasons to feel pessimistic about the region’s water sector. There are also a lot of reasons to feel the worst is over.

FRENCH ADVENTURES Vol 6, Issue 10 (October 2005)

Suez may be leaving Argentina (see story, p14), but it hasn’t given up on Latin America altogether.

Mexico’s CNA looks to fill funding gap Vol 6, Issue 8 (August 2005)

The country needs to invest more than $1 billion a year in its water and wastewater sector. Jesus Campos from the Comission Nacional del Agua wants the private sector to help.

LATIN DISPUTES Vol 5, Issue 10 (October 2004)

Chile’s consumers’ association Odecu is seeking to revoke a water concession awarded to Spain’s Iberdrola, accusing the European company of poor management of the Essal water firm in southern Chile.

Concession success Vol 5, Issue 9 (September 2004)

A good performance by Agbar means that private sector participation is seen as the way ahead.

Local alternatives to state funds Vol 5, Issue 9 (September 2004)

The two key financial institutions for Mexico’s water sector, Banobras and the NADB, see lack of expertise rather than money as the main problem.