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Project Alcatraz

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 31 December 2009

What makes a businessman turn gangsters into employees? Peter Day talks to Alberto Vollmer of the Santa Teresa Rum Company in Venezuela. He tells Peter how the theft of a security guard's gun led him to set up a project which has cut crime in his area by 40 per cent and has now become an integral part of this 200-year-old family business.

  • Contributors to this programme:

    Alberto Vollmer
    Santa Teresa Rum Company

    Jordan Piper
    Employee and Project Alcatraz member

    Willman Gustares
    Employee and Project Alcatraz member

  • Julie Ball, Alberto Vollmer and Peter Day

    Julie Ball, Alberto Vollmer and Peter Day

  • Entrance to Rum Hacienda

    Entrance to Rum Hacienda

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