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 cost of sending Brazilian soybeans and iron ore to the Far East. 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 cost of sending Brazilian soybeans and iron ore to the Far East. Tim Johnson and Nicole L. Cvetnic / McClatchy

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China’s great railway dream: Traversing South America

November 02, 2015 4:09 PM

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