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Guatemala to receive $120 million loan to build roads from Japan to help boost commerce

Monday, October 25, 2010


Guatemala received a $120 million loan from Japan to build roads, the Guatemalan president's office announced. The loan was made official at a meeting between Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Friday, during the last day of Colom's visit to Tokyo.

A press release posted on the Guatemalan government's website noted the benefit of the new roads, as people will have better access to health services, education and commerce.

Original source: Inside Costa Rica