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  • Guatemala
  • Inhabits the regions within the large rivers from the Papaloapan basin in central Veracruz and along the lowlands of the Usumacinta basin in the States of Tabasco and Chiapas, as well as in Campeche, Mexico, through Belize and the large rivers and lakes of the department of Peten on the Atlantic coast of Guatemala. (iucnredlist.org)
  • indigenous
  • Mexico]] is occasionally considered part of Central America due to the language and indigenous/Hispanic cultural heritage it shares with several of the countries in the region. (wikitravel.org)
  • Indigenous Peoples occupy vast swaths of Central America, including more than half the region's forests and many of its waterways - making them critical guardians of the region's most fragile ecosystems, according to a groundbreaking new map produced by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the world's largest environmental organization. (iucn.org)
  • The map is the most comprehensive ever produced of the area that is home to 80 different Indigenous Peoples in the seven nations of Central America-occupying almost 40 percent of the land and water area of the isthmus. (iucn.org)
  • Drawing on previously untapped Indigenous knowledge, the map, "Indigenous Peoples, Protected Areas and Natural Ecosystems in Central America," details bodies of water and topographical elements overlooked by prior geographical surveys. (iucn.org)
  • With findings in both Spanish and English, and with comprehensive charts detailing the names, populations and locations of Indigenous Peoples throughout the region, the map is designed to bring attention to the potential benefit of building alliances among conservationists, governments and Indigenous Peoples of Central America. (iucn.org)
  • The map is an instrument that allows Indigenous Peoples to advance the recognition, respect and promotion of their rights", said Ramiro Batzin, Sotz'il Association representative and member of the Central American Indigenous Council (CICA). (iucn.org)
  • Council
  • Senior-level participants from Central America also included: Guatemalan Minister of Energy and Mines Luis Chang, Honduran Minister of Energy Roberto Ordonez, Panamanian Secretary of Energy Victor Urrutia, CEO of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) and ICE Group Carlos Obregon, El Salvadoran National Energy Council Executive Secretary Luis Reyes, Belizean Ambassador to the United States Daniel Gutierez, and Nicaraguan Electricity Market Director and System Operator Rodolfo Lopez. (state.gov)
  • News
  • RT @bcampbell_CGIAR: RT @CGIAR: News: One degree increase in Central America could affect one million farm families http://t.co/t69uV4U0 #Ag4Dev. (scoop.it)
  • development
  • Representatives from the Departments of Commerce and Energy, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the Export-Import Bank, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, USAID, the Inter-American Development Bank, and U.S. energy companies also participated. (state.gov)