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Guatemala US$95 Million for Educational Infrastructure

The government of Guatemala plans to start renovation works on 160 schools nationwide in 2018.

Photo DCA / Mariano Macz

Officials of the Executive announced that the Ministry of Communications, Infrastructure and Housing (CIV), will be responsible for renovating 160 schools in different areas of the country. For these works, the CIV plans to invest around US$95 million dollars over a period of 4 years.

Dca.gob.gt details that the works include “… expansion of a diversified institute in Malacatán, San Marcos, and the building of another one in San Andrés, Petén, to be carried out by the State Building Construction Unit.”

The head of the CIV, Aldo García, indicated that “… we are working in agreement with the Education department, which is also carrying out minor repairs in educational centers, since the purpose is to provide comfort to the more than 3 million students who will start their classes next Monday.”