No transcontinental railway exists to connect the Amazon jungle to the Andes Mountains. China wants to change that. Earlier this year, it pledged to spend $10 billion for construction of such a railway from Brazil to Peru, which would cheapen the McClatchy Tim Johnson and Nicole L. Cvetnic / McClatchy
No transcontinental railway exists to connect the Amazon jungle to the Andes Mountains. China wants to change that. Earlier this year, it pledged to spend $10 billion for construction of such a railway from Brazil to Peru, which would cheapen the McClatchy Tim Johnson and Nicole L. Cvetnic / McClatchy

China’s great railway dream: Traversing South America

November 02, 2015 04:09 PM