Guantanamo Bay Naval Base (Spanish: Base Naval de la Bahía de Guantánamo), officially known as Naval Station Guantanamo Bay or NSGB (also called GTMO because of the abbreviation of Guantanamo or Gitmo because of the common pronunciation of this word by the U.S. military), is a United States military base and detention camp located on 120 ...
Guantánamo Bay (Spanish: Bahía de Guantánamo) is a bay located in Guantánamo Province at the southeastern end of Cuba. It is the largest harbor on the south side of the island and it is surrounded by steep hills which create an enclave that is cut off from its immediate hinterland .
MORE New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Planning Trade Mission to Cuba. The story of Guantanamo goes back more than a century, to the time of the Spanish-American War. And, during that time, it’s ...
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A U.S. soldier carries food past the Camp VI detention facility at the U.S. Guantanamo Bay naval base in Cuba. Some 5,000 military personnel, dependents and civilian contractors live on the base.
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To Guantanamo Bay & Back Again. Guantanamo Bay is home to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, situated on forty five square miles of land and water. Leased from Cuba in 1903, the area is under the complete jurisdiction of the United States, The area serves as a critical component of U.S. security and influence in the Caribbean and beyond.
After asking for years, a CNN reporter got to visit the reclusive Cuban town across Guantanamo Bay from the US naval base.
Located four hundred miles from the mainland United States, Guantanamo Bay in the Guantanamo Province of Cuba is the oldest overseas American naval base. It is also the only naval base in a communist country and the only one that has no political affiliation with the United States.
Guantanamo is geographically Cuba’s southeastern most point, an exceptionally beautiful, natural and large subtropical bay surrounded by vibrant vegetation and a unique semicircle of low slung mountains.