Corruption and renegotiation – lessons from Chile
- The first segment was the Pan-American Highway, which was sliced and diced into eight sections of double lanes spanning across 1 500-kilometre stretch. The design of the Pan-American Highway was such that the tolls per kilometre would be standard despite the practice differences in demand across each segment.
- The second segment was comprised of 13 inter-urban highways and a number of local roads
- The last segment involving five urban highways in Santiago.
The President only managed to disconnect himself by agreeing to a total reform of public hiring practices. Public Works minister Carlos Cruz was, however, not spared and was condemned to several years in prison.