US prepares to ramp up transfers from Guantanamo
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US prepares to ramp up transfers from Guantanamo

Missy Ryan and Adam Goldman | The Washington Post - December 26, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration is accelerating its efforts to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention center, preparing to move dozens of inmates out of the…

Mujica: US admits former Guantanamo prisoners in Uruguay had no ties to terrorism
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Mujica: US admits former Guantanamo prisoners in Uruguay had no ties to terrorism

AFP - December 17, 2014

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – The United States has assured Uruguay that "no information exists" to link to terrorist activities to six former Guantanamo prisoners now living in the…

6 Guantanamo detainees turned over to Uruguay
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6 Guantanamo detainees turned over to Uruguay

Adam Goldman | The Washington Post - December 7, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Six detainees held at the U.S. military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were transferred to Uruguay over the weekend, months after the South…

Costa Rica’s Solís silent on accepting Guantánamo detainees
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Costa Rica’s Solís silent on accepting Guantánamo detainees

Zach Dyer - October 1, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís said he has not considered a request to accept detainees from the detention camp at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo, Cuba. The Organization of American…

6 Gitmo detainees heading to Uruguay soon, Pentagon tells lawmakers
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6 Gitmo detainees heading to Uruguay soon, Pentagon tells lawmakers

Ernesto Londoño | The Washington Post - July 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Pentagon recently notified members of Congress that it intends to transfer six low-level detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Uruguay soon, including a…

Biden urges Latin America to take in Guantanamo prisoners
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Biden urges Latin America to take in Guantanamo prisoners

AFP - June 18, 2014

BOGOTÁ, Colombia – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, on a four-country trip across Latin America, said he hoped the region would accept more Guantanamo prisoners to help…

Uruguay agrees to take Guantanamo detainees
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Uruguay agrees to take Guantanamo detainees

AFP - March 20, 2014

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – Uruguay's President José Mujica said Thursday that his country had agreed to receive detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, calling the…

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Doctors complicit in torture at CIA, military prisons: study

Chantal Valery - November 4, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Doctors and nurses tasked with monitoring the health of terror suspects were complicit in abuses committed at prisons run by the Pentagon and the…

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Outcry over Guantanamo prison grows, as does hunger strike

Chantal Valery - May 6, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Free them or put them on trial. Thus urges a petition to U.S. President Barack Obama over the prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, jailed…

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Obama will try again to shut Guantanamo prison

Scott Wilson and Zachary A. Goldfarb | The Washington Post - May 2, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he will revive his push to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a first-term…