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What does 2017 leave us in relation to trunk pipelines?

2017 was a year of progress and setbacks for gas pipelines project in Córdoba, but also of strong criticism for the lack of government transparency in relation to the project and the link with the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, involved in a scandal of corruption. Here, a review of the most important events of the year in relation to this strategic project for Córdoba. 

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Transparency in the gasification project of localities in the interior of the province of Córdoba

This document presents an analysis of the evolution of the most important infrastructure project in the province of Córdoba and the relationship with the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, with a focus on the transparency of the project.

Claim for higher standards of protection of DD.HH. in infrastructure megaprojects

The Declaration of Lima, signed by civil society organizations from Latin America and the Caribbean, highlights the urgent need to ensure the rights of environmental defenders in the face of the growing cases of corruption surrounding megaprojects and the lack of access to public information.

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Repeated figurine: garbage, conflicts and San Roque lake

The project "Centro Ambiental Carlos Paz" presents serious irregularities and violates environmental regulations and participation. It would affect Lake San Roque and would not be a definitive regional solution to the historical problem related to the integral management of solid urban waste.

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Panorama General de las inversiones chinas en América Latina: Los casos de Argentina, Colombia, México y Perú

Esta publicación revisa cuál ha sido la actividad comercial y en materia de inversiones de un país con una actividad económica importante a nivel global y en ascenso como lo es China, hacia la región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), mirando más a detalle los casos de Argentina, Colombia, México y Perú. El objetivo particular es brindar un análisis detallado, de las inversiones chinas a nivel nacional en cada uno de los países antes señalados. Para ello, se ahonda en los antecedentes, la situación actual y las tendencias a futuro de las relaciones bilaterales entre cada uno de los países y China en materia de IED. A su vez, se analizan los marcos normativos nacionales, los principales sectores de inversión y se brindan datos de la experiencia de cada una de las organizaciones que participaron en la elaboración del documento en el proceso de investigación, búsqueda de información y monitoreo del financiamiento chino en estos países.

Conflicts over an IADB funded project for an environmental center in Carlos Paz

Neighbors requested the closure of the current open dump and expressed their opposition to the development of the environmental center in Carlos Paz, which has funding from the Inter-American Development Bank.

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Advances and challenges at the Villa Carlos Paz Environmental Center Project

Administrative processes are advancing and it is expected that in May 2017 work will begin for the construction of the Villa Carlos Paz Environmental Center with financing from the Inter-American Development Bank.

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Chinese investments in Argentina: the aqueducts in Entre Ríos

Within the long list of Chinese investments in Argentina, the case of aqueducts in the province of Entre Ríos has been one of the most controversial. Irregularities in the bidding process, approval and execution of the project have aroused the suspicion and the demands of various sectors of civil society.

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Comenzó la obra de gasoductos troncales en Córdoba

Durante el mes de agosto comenzaron las obras para la construcción de los gasoductos troncales de Córdoba, en algunos de los ramales. El proyecto ha sido resultado de largas negociaciones y aún quedan interrogantes por resolver: ¿Cuáles serán los impactos ambientales?, ¿Cuáles han sido los términos de negociación con los bancos y empresas chinas?

El pasado 15 de agosto comenzó la obra destinada a la construcción de los gasoductos troncales en la provincia de Córdoba. La constructora brasileña Odebrecht es la encargada de realizar los trabajos en dos tramos: el anillo del Gran Córdoba y el de la Ruta 2.

El proyecto incluye financiamiento chino para otros ramales y estas dos obras que involucran unos 855 millones de pesos. El ministro de Inversión y Financiamiento, Ricardo Sosa, quien hace un mes regresó de China, aseguró:

The China Factor

What information is available about Chinese investments in Latin-America and the Caribbean? How do these investments affect the natural resources governance in Peru, Colombia, Argentina y Mexico?

El Grupo Regional de Financiamiento e Infraestructura (GREFI) analizó los cambios que se están produciendo en el flujo de inversiones chinas en la región y sus impactos en la gobernanza de los recursos naturales, en un evento en el marco de las Reuniones de Primavera del Banco Mundial y el FMI de este año.