BNamericas takes a look at OHL as it reinvents itself from a business heavily focused on concessions to a builder and infrastructure developer.
With no further investments, logistics problems could limit the country's economic expansion, according to Bruno Batista, executive director of national transport confederation CNT.
State-owned rail company EFE has identified eight projects that could benefit from private participation.
The comment came after new recordings further cast doubt on the role the country's current top prosecutor played in the handling of the bribe accusations in 2015.
The US$32mn agreement will allow Maracanaú to upgrade its urban road network and install dedicated lanes for public transport.
The program both agreed on will mainly provide financing for pre-investment studies for the transport, water, education, health and waste management sectors.
Former president Alan García, who had until now managed to escape being dragged into the Lava Jato corruption case, requested asylum in Uruguay after the Peruvian judiciary handed him a travel ban.
BNamericas spoke to the head of CKC Consultores, which is in charge of the studies for the light rail system, regarding what the modifications could mean for the La Serena-Coquimbo railway.
This figure was provided by an economic advisor of president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador.