Former Guantanamo prisoners stroll streets of Uruguay, dine on kosher beef
Six men freed this week after years of captivity at Guantanamo Bay have finally walked through a city in freedom, stopping to buy a bit of cheese and bread on a stroll through Uruguay's capital.
Muckleshoot Casino December Calendar of Events
Auburn, WA -- The following dining specials and entertainment events are taking place at Muckleshoot Casino in the month of December. For more information: www.MuckleshootCasino.com or (800) 804-4944.
Lots on the menu at state Fish and Wildlife meeting Friday and Saturday in Tumwater
State Fish and Wildlife is looking at proposed changes to sport fishing options for Willapa Bay at a Dec. 12-13 meeting in Tumwater.
Guantanamo Bay Naval Station Fast Facts
Here's a look at Guantánamo Bay Naval Station and its detention facilities. Facts: The base, sometime referred to as "Gitmo," is located in southeastern Cuba, on the coast of Guantánamo Bay. 0 0 read more
With freed prisoners, Uruguay also receives a high-profile Guantanamo force-feeding case
With the arrival of former Guantanamo prisoners, the small South American country has also landed right at the center of a high-profile lawsuit over the United States military?s force-feeding of prisoners during a monthslong hunger strike. That lawsuit will continue despite the detainees? release. read more
Uruguay accepts six Guantanamo Bay prisoners as refugees
The six men were cleared for release since 2009 but no country has been willing to accept them.
Pentagon: 6 Gitmo detainees transferred to Uruguay
The U.S. government said early Sunday that it had transferred six detainees held at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba for over 12 years to Uruguay for resettlement as refugees.
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Cori Crider, lawyer of the human rights NGO Reprieve, that represents former Guantanamo Prisoner, Abu Wa'el Dhiab, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Montevideo, Uruguay, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. Dhiab, a 43-year-old Syrian, was on a long-term hunger strike protesting his confinement who was at the center of a legal battle in U.S. courts over the military's use of force-feeding.
Ex-Guantanamo prisoners stroll streets of Uruguay
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) ? Four of the men released this week after years of captivity at Guantanamo Bay have finally had their first long walk in freedom, stopping to buy a bit of cheese and bread on
US sends 6 men from Guantanamo prison to Uruguay
Six prisoners held for 12 years at Guantanamo Bay have been sent to Uruguay to be resettled as refugees, the US government announced on Sunday ? a deal that had been delayed for months by security concerns in the Pentagon and political considerations in the South American country.