Spanish Listening Exercise: Fiber Optics

This weeks lesson is all about South America.  UNASUR, the Union of South American Nations, along with COSIPLAN, the South American Infrastructure and Planning Council, are working on integrating various projects that will help consolidate and define South America as a community. The integration of a fiber optics communication network, as well as public television and radio networks, would help facilitate communication between countries in South America, and are being discussed as serious options for the near future. Paraguayan Minister of Public Works Cecilio Peréz Bordón says that the creation of such a system is essential to the communication between countries. Click play now to hear more and decide how you feel the implemenation of these projects will affect South America as a whole.

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