PERU: A Highway Built to Be Flooded

Inter Press Service: Construction workers are fighting the clock to finish the last stretch of the Southern Inter-Oceanic Highway, in southeastern Peru, apparently unaware that about 100 kilometres of this road connecting to Brazil will be covered by water once the Inambari hydroelectric dam is built nearby. The residents have yet to be convinced that an alternative route can be built for this highway for which they fought so many years. Heavy machinery goes back and forth, carrying tonnes of soil. ......

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