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Gitmo Upgrade: US to spend $40 million on renovation

Posted By yihan On July 6, 2012 @ 7:57 am In World News | Comments Disabled

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Friday, July 6, 2012

Despite promises to close Guantanamo Bay, Washington is now preparing to invest tens of millions into renovating the controversial facility’s infrastructure. ­The Pentagon is planning to install a $40-million fiber optic cable at Guantanamo, and the base’s commanders say such a long term investment in infrastructure makes sense only if the US intends to continue operating the base.

U.S. lawyer and attorney, Eric Montalvo, who’s represented some of the detainees at Guantanamo, believes the American leadership is totally failing to practice what it preaches.


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[1] RT: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUQTrT1fZSQ&list=UUpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg&index=6&feature=plcp

[2] Not even close: Pentagon requests $49 million to build new Gitmo prison: http://www.prisonplanet.com/not-even-close-pentagon-requests-49-million-to-build-new-gitmo-prison.html

[3] Gitmo inmates claim being denied drinking water as White House breaks silence: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gitmo-inmates-claim-being-denied-drinking-water-as-white-house-breaks-silence.html

[4] IRS to spend $93 million to ‘promote compliance’ with ObamaCare: http://www.prisonplanet.com/irs-to-spend-93-million-to-%e2%80%98promote-compliance%e2%80%99-with-obamacare.html

[5] ‘Worse than death row’: Gitmo hunger strike reaches Day 100 amidst mounting intl pressure: http://www.prisonplanet.com/%e2%80%98worse-than-death-row%e2%80%99-gitmo-hunger-strike-reaches-day-100-amidst-mounting-intl-pressure.html

[6] ACLU Calls on President to Keep Promise and Close Gitmo: http://www.prisonplanet.com/aclu-calls-on-president-to-keep-promise-and-close-gitmo.html

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