Pentagon requests $49 million to build new prison at Guantanamo for ‘special’ detainees

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TweetYumShareThis Pentagon requests $ 49 million to build new prison at Guantánamo for ‘special’ detainees 21 Mar 2013 The United States Southern Command has requested $ 49 million to build a new prison building at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, for “special” detainees prisoners on top of other renovations it says are necessary since Congress has decided […]

Navy plans $40 million fiber-optic link to Guantanamo base

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TweetYumShareThis Navy plans $ 40 million fiber-optic link to Guantánamo base –$ 40 million project will put an underwater cable from base in southeast Cuba through Windward Passage to an undisclosed link in South Florida 04 Jul 2012 The Pentagon has decided to lay an estimated $ 40 million underwater fiber-optic cable from Guantánamo Bay […]

Guantanamo brings in Canadian lit prof to ‘rehabilitate’ Omar Khadr

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TweetYumShareThis Guantanamo brings in Canadian lit prof to ‘rehabilitate’ Omar Khadr 27 Jun 2012 In an unexpected turn of events this spring, an Edmonton professor, armed with novels and lesson plans, headed to the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay to meet with Canadian convicted ‘terrorist’ Omar Khadr. In a rare move, the U.S. authorities […]

Top court rejects appeals by Guantanamo prisoners

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TweetYumShareThis Top court rejects appeals by Guantanamo prisoners 11 Jun 2012 The Supreme Court on Monday refused to reconsider challenges by Guantanamo Bay prisoners against their years-long detention at the U.S. military base in Cuba, an issue that prompted a landmark ruling four years ago. The high court sided with the Obama administration and rejected […]

Death penalty ‘trial’ of 5 9/11 suspects to resume at Guantanamo

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TweetYumShareThis Death penalty ‘trial’ of 5 9/11 suspects to resume at Guantánamo 05 Apr 2012 The Pentagon on Wednesday cleared the way for a death-penalty ‘trial’ against five Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, captives charged with planning the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks [inside job]. Retired Navy Vice Adm. Bruce MacDonald, who is in charge of military […]