What is Guantanamo Bay?

  • (noun): An inlet of the Caribbean Sea; a United States naval station was established on the bay in 1903.

Guantánamo Bay

... Guantánamo Bay (Spanish Bahía de Guantánamo) is a bay located in Guantánamo Province at the southeastern end of Cuba (19°54′N 75°9′W / 19.9°N 75.15°W / 19.9 -75.15Coordinates 19 ... territorial control over the southern portion of Guantánamo Bay under the 1903 Cuban-American Treaty, which granted it a perpetual lease of the area ... presence in Guantánamo Bay as illegal and insists the Cuban-American Treaty was obtained by threat of force in violation of international law ...

Some articles on Guantanamo Bay:

Abdullah Of Saudi Arabia - King of Saudi Arabia - Guantánamo Bay
... by WikiLeaks revealed that King Abdullah wanted all detainees released from the Guantanamo Bay detention camp to be tracked through an implanted microchip, in a ...
Guantánamo Bay - History
... See also Timeline of Guantánamo Bay The bay was called Guantánamo by its original inhabitants, the Taínos ... When Spanish settlers took control of Cuba, the bay became a vital harbor on the south side of the island ... The bay was briefly known as Cumberland Bay when the British seized it in 1741, during the War of Jenkins' Ear ...
Covington & Burling - Pro Bono - Representation of Guantanamo Bay Inmates
... Attorneys at Covington Burling have been Guantanamo Bay attorneys for Ahmed al-Ghailani fifteen Yemenis, one Pakistani, and one Algerian being held at Guantanamo ... in March 2005 that the government could not transfer detainees from Guantanamo Bay to foreign custody without first giving the prisoners a chance to challenge ... rights," but they did not participate in litigation over the Guantanamo Bay prison itself ...
Canadian Detainees At Guantanamo Bay
... Defense acknowledges holding two Canadian captives in Guantanamo, two teenage brothers, Abdurahman Khadr and Omar Khadr. 778 captives have been held in extrajudicial detention in the Guantanamo Bay detention camps, in Cuba since the camps opened on January 11, 2002 The ... with the Americans, eventually agreeing to serve as a mole for the CIA, first in Guantanamo Bay detention camps, and later in Bosnia, where he was tasked to win the trust of Arab ...
Maryland Army National Guard - History - War On Terrorism
... number of units, including the 58th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, for service in Iraq Afghanistan Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Kosovo. 12 and subsequently served in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo Bay ... to serve in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as Guantanamo Bay, Cuba ...

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