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Commander defends Guantanamo, Cuba

The commander of the Guantanamo Bay detention centre defended it amid rising pressure in Washington to close the US military prison used to detain suspected terrorists. Read More

The Cuban singer Amaury Pérez Vidal presented his latest novel

The novel combines facets of my personality, black humor, magic realism, customs, tragic comedy, lyric, irony, nonsense and fantasy. Read More

January marked the sixth year anniversary of the establishment of the Guantanamo detention camp

Guantanamo is staying in business, for the exact same reason that the Iraq war rages on, and for similar reasons to why the Bush administration's failing global policy persists. Read More

Cutting-edge Health Facilities in Cuba

A teaching polyclinic was inaugurated in the Manuel Tames municipality, in the eastern Cuban province of Guantánamo. Read More

Guantanamo detainee Sami al-Hajj 'to be released'

Sami al-Hajj has been held as an ''enemy combatant'' by the US forces since 2001. He has never been charged. He is one of about 20 prisoners who have carried out hunger strikes in protest of their imprisonment and treatment at the US jail. Read More

Demonstrators Around the World Demand an End to Detentions and Tortures a US Naval Base in Guantanamo

The demonstration held in front of the US embassy in London was similar to those in Rome, Athens, Sydney, Madrid and Washington where hundreds of activists demanded the closure of the prison, part of Washington's so called "war on terrorism". Read More

Amnesty International calls for U.S. to Close Down Guantánamo Prison

The head of the organization in Spain also mentioned that they are set to stage other events in order to ensure that this subject is tackled in the presidential campaigns in the United States. Read More

Detainee death at Guantanamo highlights concerns over prisoner health

Several Guantanamo Bay prisoners are seriously ill, lawyers said Monday, rejecting U.S. claims after the death of one prisoner that no other detainees are in immediate medical danger. Read More

Guantanamo prisoner dies

A prisoner held as an "enemy combatant" at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, died Sunday of cancer, the U.S. military announced. Read More

David Hicks, Australian sentenced at Guantánamo released from prison

David Hicks, the only person sentenced by the military commissions set up by the Bush administration to try terrorism suspects, walked out of prison in Australia over the weekend after serving nine months for providing support to a terrorist organization. Read More

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