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British Fights US Base of Guantanamo, Cuba Death Row

A British resident imprisoned at the US base of Guantanamo, and about to be sentenced to death, has asked the British government to intercede on his behalf, according to The Independent daily. Read More

Gates: U.S. ''stuck'' in Guantanamo, Cuba

The Bush administration said it wants to close the prison, but can't do so for the moment because of a number of unsettled legal and procedural issues. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the U.S. government's efforts to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have come to a "standstill" due to procedural problems. Read More

Canadian court rules gov't grant access to Guantanamo Bay documents

Omar Khadr, who was 15 at the time, has been imprisoned at the U.S. naval base jail in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he is awaiting trial by a military commission on charges of murder and war crimes. Read More

Al Jazeera's Sami Al Hajj out of Guantanamo Bay in Cuba

Sami Al Hajj became a prisoner in an Orwellian drama that had no final ending, or destination involving torture, simulated drowning and possibly death that was in the end averted through cruel force feeding. Read More

Guantanamo five detainees to boycott trials

Six detainees currently at Guantanamo have appeared before a military judge, and five of those have joined the boycott, which is expected to spread as more suspected terrorists are arraigned. Read More

Guantanamo: A breeding ground for insanity

Conditions are more isolating than many death rows and maximum-security prisons in the United States, said Jules Lobel, a law professor at the University of Pittsburgh who is an expert on U.S. prison conditions. Read More

Cuba are as rich as that the Galapagos Islands and compare also to certain ecosystems of Africa

The ecological diversity of the Nipe-Sagua-Baracoa mountain range, in eastern Cuba, is among the richest in the world, a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) representative said on Thursday. Read More

U.S. Naval Base in Cuba: Lawyer Questions how U.S. Soldier Died

A grenade that killed a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan in July 2002 could have been thrown by American forces rather than a young Canadian charged in a Guantanamo war crimes court with murder, a military defense lawyer said on Friday. Read More

American Civil Liberties Union and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Help Defend Detainees at Guantánamo

The American Civil Liberties Union and one of the countrys leading lawyers groups, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, said Thursday that they had assembled experienced teams of lawyers to defend some of the most notorious detainees at Guantánamo, including Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, who has said he was the chief planner of the Sept. 11 attacks. Read More

More Coconuts to Replace Imports in Baracoa, Cuba

Baracoa, at the easternmost part of the island, increases coconut production to replace imports. Read More

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