Guantanamo gets an upgrade

The United States Southern Command has requested $49 million to build a new Camp 7 prison building at Guantánamo Bay where so-called high-value detainees were formerly held by the Central Intelligence Agency and complete other renovations they say are necessary since Congress has decided to keep it open indefinitely.  The potential taxpayer bill for upgrading the deteriorating facilities to an estimated $195.7 million. While the existence of Camp 7 is widely known, the military generally refuses to discuss it.

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