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OPINION: Cuba and Venezuela are not enemies

The Obama administration did the right thing when they ordered the closing of the Guantanemo torture prison, and restored the right of US Cubans to travel and send remittances to their relatives on the island nation.

Guantanamo inmate 'beaten with batons'

A detainee at the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay phoned a global TV network on Tuesday to say that he was severely beaten for refusing to leave his cell.

US Attorney General visiting Gitmo

Washington, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) US Attorney General Eric Holder visited on Monday the US military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. According to sources from the Justice Department, this is the most important aspect of the Holder's trip, and is part of his effort to determine how the 245 remaining terrorism suspects detained there will be handled.

Closing Guantanamo only a first step

Two days after taking office, President Barack Obama announced that the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, would be closed by the end of this year at the latest. This step, which was acclaimed worldwide, is only the first in what many hope is an effort to restore constitutional guarantees and the rule of law which the Bush administration had been busily dismantling, under the cover of the “war on terror.”