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What it costs to keep Guantanamo Bay open

updated 12:28 PM EDT, Fri May 17, 2013
What it costs to keep Guantanamo Bay open

(CNN) -- Running the prison camp costs the Pentagon more than $150 million a year -- just over $900,000 for each of the 166 detainees at the facility, located on a Navy base on the eastern end of Cuba. By comparison, costs for a typical federal prison inmate run about $25,000 a year; at the "supermax" prison in Colorado that holds domestic terrorists Eric Rudolph and Ted Kaczynski, it's about $60,000.

Read the full story: At Guantanamo, a costly confinement

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