Guatemala: Tender for Housing Construction Announced

Authorities stated that this week they plan to publish specifications for the construction of 750 houses, which will be delivered to those affected by the eruptions of the Fuego Volcano.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Representatives from the Ministry of Communications, announced that the tender will include the design and construction of low-cost housing, and that the process will be published in the next few days on the Guatecompras portal. 

See "$31 million Reconstruction Works Announced"

José Luis Benito, Minister of Communications, Infrastructure and Housing, explained to that " ... these houses are part of the one thousand that are planned to be built through the Social Development Fund (Fodes), to finalize the urbanization project that is expected to offer decent housing to people who lost their homes because of the onslaught of the colossus."

See also "Central America: $4 billion in residential projects "

Regarding other works related to reconstruction, the official said that " ... This week, in addition, it is expected 'they will hold the contests to finish the cleaning and mitigation work of the Guacalate river, as well as reconstruction of two bridges (Las Lajas and Chile Triste) and replacement of the asphalt belt that was completely destroyed'."

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