Guatemala: $10 million Investment in Maximum Security Prison
Taiwan's government has pledged to invest in the construction of a maximum security prison next year.
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
The announcement was released after a meeting of the elected president, Otto Perez Molina with the Ambassador of Taiwan in Guatemala.
The project, which is in the planning stage, is for accommodation for about a thousand prisoners.
The Government presented the draft of the new maximum security prison to be built with a donation from the Government of Taiwan.
Instead plans are underway for the acquisition and installation of high security modules in different parts of the country in order to ease current overcrowding.
The Ministry of Justice has announced that it will invest $20 million to expand La Reforma prison and another $187 million in seven new prisons.
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