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US Congress approves bill to keep Guantanamo prison

The US Congress approved yesterday a bill of 607 billion dollars which prohibits transfer of Guantanamo detainees to US soil. Read More

New amphibian of 14 mm long is discovered in Eastern Cuba

Cuban scientists announced the discovery of a new species of small amphibian called Eleutherodactylus beguei. Read More

Obama evaluates a "wide range" of options to close Guantanamo

US President Barack Obama is considering a "wide range" of options to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay (Cuba), one of his presidential promises yet to be fulfilled and priority for his final two years in office, according to statements made today by Josh Earnest, spokesman for the White House. Read More

The Pentagon is planning to send Guantanamo detainees to Kansas and South Carolina

The Pentagon study again military prisons of Kansas and Marina in South Carolina, for possible facilities where Guantanamo Bay detainees could be transferred, within the controversial initiative of the government of Barack Obama to close the detention center. Read More

New York Times calls for expedite release of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay

America should expedite the release of prisoners from the prison in Guantanamo Bay, in eastern Cuba, whose release was authorized, but is pending, The New York Times said. Read More

No change in the Naval Base of Guantanamo, despite embassies

The opening of the embassy and the act of raising the Cuban flag in the United States last July 20 did not mark any particular change in the operation of the Guantanamo Naval Base, the oldest US military enclave outside its mainland. Read More

White House: Plan to close Guantanamo is almost ready

The White House is in the "final stages" of a plan to present to US Congress which would close "safe and responsibly" the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, said spokesman Josh Earnest. Read More

Germany expects the closing of the US base in Guantanamo soon

The German government expects the closure of the US internment camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, said a spokesman after the visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs to Cuba. Read More

Kerry appointed a special envoy for the closure of Guantanamo

John Kerry, Secretary of State, today announced the appointment of the next special envoy of the State Department to close the prison in Guantanamo. Thus, Lee Wolowsky will replace Cliff Sloan, who resigned last December. Read More

Senate blocks the closure of Guantanamo Naval Base

With 71 votes in favor and 25 against; the United States Senate has approved a text on the defense bill and a budget of 612 billion dollars for 2016. Read More

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