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World Bank sounds alarm over climate change, risk to development (login required)
Latin America is the developing region whose land stands to be most affected in 2100 if global warming increases average temperatures by 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to the World Bank report Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal.
BNamericas – 11/25/2014

Is this the cure for Santiago's subway blues? (login required)
Chile's lower house passed two resolutions designed to improve Santiago's subway system after three of its lines were closed on Friday following a power failure.
BNamericas – 11/20/2014

Romania set to start Sebes-Turda motorway construction
Construction of the proposed Sebes-Turda motorway will start by the end of November, according to Eugen Cecan, director of Romania's Regional Administration for Roads and Bridges.
World Highways – 11/20/2014

Peru lines up road, rail concessions for 2015 (login required)
Peru plans to award next year infrastructure concessions including rail and road projects.
BNamericas – 11/19/2014

Angola to build highway linking Quilemba and Eywa in Huila province
Angola will build a 26km ring road to connect the cities of Quilemba and Eywa in the southwestern province of Huila.
World Highways – 11/19/2014

JTD aims for six Jakarta toll roads to start in 2015
Jakarta Tollroad Development (JTD) has said it aims to start construction of the six Jakarta inner city toll roads in the middle of next year.
World Highways – 11/17/2014

Philippines expressway tender reopening
The Philippines Government plans to reopen the tender process for the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) project.
World Highways – 11/13/2014

Improved autobahn link for German city Bremen
The German Government has given the go-ahead for planning a new autobahn section in Bremen.
World Highways – 11/13/2014

São Paulo plans US$1.5bn in roadworks (login required)
São Paulo state roads department DER is planning US$1.55bn in roadworks with financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Bank.
BNamericas – 11/13/2014

Chile to speed up infra tendering process (login required)
The Chilean government announced modifications to the public works tendering process in order to speed up infrastructure development.
BNamericas – 11/11/2014