U.S. Delegation to Mandela Funeral: Five Hotels, Transportation Cost $19M

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Feb 07, 2014 9:32 AM

Documents recently released by the government show that the value of hotels and local transportation contracts for the U.S. delegation to Nelson Mandela's funeral in December were considerably higher than previous estimates.  On December 19, we first reported the cost at about $11 million. However, rather than two hotels and one vehicle contractor, additional contracts have been disclosed bringing the total to five hotels and two vehicle contractors.