Infrastructure: The week in 10 stories

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Australia's Macquarie group is interested in the project to build a high speed rail link between Valparaíso and Chilean capital Santiago.

The project to expand Santiago's international airport is delayed by over 450 days.

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ARGENTINA

A financier close to former officials of the Kirchner governments handed over a list of nearly 100 projects that were allegedly involved in bribe payments.

The trial of former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, charged in a public works corruption probe, will start in February.

COLOMBIA

The government will readjust the schedules of some 4G highway contracts due to delays related to security and environmental permits.

MEXICO

Transport minister Javier Jiménez discussed with BNamericas the fate of the new airport for Mexico City.

URUGUAY

Acciona said it is studying taking Uruguay to international arbitration over the company's exclusion from an US$800mn PPP railway tender.

BRAZIL

The auction of Ferrogrão's railway concession will take place next year.

Prosecutors charged 11 people with wrongdoing in the concession and widening of highway PR-323.

COSTA RICA

Authorities unveiled a US$4.6bn road infrastructure plan.