Bolivia's government, which is scrambling to alleviate severe water shortages in its capital amidst widespread drought, began canceling mining concessions on a nearby glacier.
The body aims to promote measures to increase the country's renewable energy mix to 35% by 2024.
Hurricane Otto left 10 people dead in Costa Rica and affected over 10,000 in 461 communities. In Nicaragua, the hurricane damaged road infrastructure and over 800 homes.
Up to 185mn shares will be offered from four sellers, including the state of Paraná.
Accumulated snow levels in the Neuquén basin are below 50% of what they normally are, provincial government says.
The new areas will triple the size of the country's protected areas.
The proposal from sole bidder Acciona Agua-Acciona Infraestructuras now heads to an evaluating committee.
The companies are accused of breaching the terms of their respective environmental permits.
The Brazilian water utility signed an addendum agreement which guarantees its contract with the Mato Grosso state capital.
In the midst of the region's worst drought in at least a decade, the two Andean nations are ramping up spending on water projects.
The loan will benefit over 165,000 households leaving in the vicinity of lake Titicaca.