Posts Tagged 'Guantanamo'

Gitmo Plans 1st. Visiting Day

According to The WashingtonPost –

The Pentagon is considering allowing the families of detainees at Guantanamo Bay to visit them, an unprecedented step to ease the isolation of inmates who in some cases have been held at the U.S. facility for close to a decade, according to congressional aides. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), which monitors conditions at the military prison in Cuba and facilitates videoconferences between detainees and their families, has been in serious discussions with the Pentagon about a visitation program, the aides said.

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Florida Girl Scouts Send Cookies to Guantanamo

According to myFoxOrlando –

GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA – Usually flights to Guantanamo Bay carry service members, civilians and family members, but on July 23, one flight carried more than 11,000 pounds of home: Girl Scout cookies. Donated by the Mints for Military and the Girl Scouts of Gulf Coast Florida, it took several workers, pallets and forklifts to unload the 1,550 cases of cookies.

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