Spending surge

The U.S. government has spent more than $500 million constructing prison camps and renovating the naval station at Guantanamo Bay since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Here are the costs of some of the projects.
Monday, June 7, 2010

At least $500 million has been spent on renovation and construction contracts at the naval station since Sept. 11, 2001 -- not including annual operating costs and secret black-budget items. Here's how some of the money was used:

$219 million

Cost to construct the detention operation.

$144

million

Improvements to the base, including roads and recreation facilities.

$114 million

Renovation and construction costs for base housing.


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