Peru: The New Conquest

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A small group of men carefully made their way through the steel and concrete skeletons of one of Latin America's biggest housing projects—52 apartment towers, each twelve stories high, rising over 30 acres on the outskirts of Lima to provide government housing for 10,000 people. Stepping lightly across an open trench, a well-dressed visitor fell into step beside the chief engineer and started firing intense questions. "Is it going fast enough?" he demanded. "What are your problems?" "Are you getting all the help you need?" Everything was on schedule, replied...

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