Latin American countries on the silk road

"Países latinoamericanos en la ruta de la seda"
Spanish B2 writing exercise

Ramiro, a journalist, is reporting on the Latin American countries involved in the new silk road.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "silk road", "large-scale", "investment fund", "infrastructure", "trade route", "railway" and "to strengthen ties".

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China, the Asian giant, does not stop growing and is creating new alliances with Latin America to expand its famous silk road throughout the whole world. Countries like Panama, Ecuador and Costa Rica, among others, have joined this large-scale Chinese project from which they receive investment funds and infrastructure, thanks to which they can develop interesting export routes for their local products with China. The silk road is one of the largest civil engineering projects in history and for that reason, China has built bridges, tunnels and railways to connect all involved countries. With the objective of strengthening ties between China and Latin America, several Latin American presidents have attended the recent Silk Road Forum, which was held a few days ago in Beijing.

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