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Overview of Obama’s Plan to Close Guantánamo
Politics

Overview of Obama’s Plan to Close Guantánamo

  Last Tuesday, President Obama announced his plan to close the American military prison at Guantánamo Bay. This plan, one of his original campaign promises, is seven years in the making. Here is a brief outline of what would happen to the 91 current detainees if this plan were to follow through. * 10 of…

Cuba and US Relationship Status: It’s Complicated
Politics

Cuba and US Relationship Status: It’s Complicated

Cuba and the US have finally restored diplomatic relations. The Cuban flag was raised in Washington, D.C. to symbolize the reopening of the Cuban embassy after more than 50 years. Many American citizens took selfies at the Cuban embassy while holding up their passports to commemorate the occasion. The United States and Cuba broke ties…