A road sign stands at the northern end of the BR-163 highway near the Amazonian city of Santarem, Brazil.
A road sign stands at the northern end of the BR-163 highway near the Amazonian city of Santarem, Brazil. Jack Chang/MCT
A road sign stands at the northern end of the BR-163 highway near the Amazonian city of Santarem, Brazil. Jack Chang/MCT

Amazon highway pits progress against environment

August 15, 2007 6:00 AM

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