BNamericas provides a roundup of the most important Water & Waste news in Latin America.
The US$140mn initiative entails the rehabilitation and paving of more than 96km of roads, including access corridors and urban crossings.
The investment, an initiative under the so-called Alliance for Prosperity plan, will include public and private funds, as well as US$750mn in financing from the IDB.
Chinese companies have in recent years shown increasing interest in investing in Panama's infrastructure sector.
The local utility has scored a win in a legal battle over the cancellation of a concession.
Rumors on the transaction, which will lead the company to delist from the Mexican stock exchange, had been circulating for a few months.
The regulator rejected a request from the public works ministry and maintained its recommendation to void a PPP tender to renovate and expand the Silvio Pettirossi airport.
The Colombian head of the US asset management firm, said that the infrastructure plan of that country is "the best structured" in the region.
Offers for the Bowen-Canalejas pipeline will be received until July 4.