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Old 26 Jul 2006
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Pan American highway closed?

Just read this on the BBC news website - does it affect anyone?
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/5215424.stm
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Cool PAN america highway is imaginary

Hi there,

Don,t wory about the PAN-american highway.
In fact it does NOT exist.
It is a string of roads that "sort off" connects Notsh-america to South america... but the more south you come, the more fictive is is.

As an example: Argentina has "it" and so does Chile...... hmmmmm, how can one road be in two places... 2000 km apart?

So, if the papers say "it" is closed..... just take an other road.

Anyway.... blockades like that are "normal" in these area,s.

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