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Institutionalism versus democracy: Can the system be saved?

Alternet 18 Jul 2022
... make torture at CIA “black sites” legal, while imprisoning individuals, including Americans, without access to lawyers, due process, or the courts at a prison they built in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, a system distinctly offshore of what until then had been known as American justice.
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Cryptocurrency bill: All top countries where crypto is legal, illegal or restricted

Indian Express 01 Jun 2022
Gujarat. Bad loans under PM’s MUDRA scheme rise 69% in pandemic year ... China ... “All crypto-related transactions, including services provided by offshore exchanges to domestic residents, are illicit financial activities, “the PBOC said in the statement. Cuba. Cuba is the latest country to authorise and regulate cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin ... .
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The Veneer of Accountability Is Wearing Thin in 21st-Century America

Scheerpost 10 May 2022
By Karen J. Greenberg . TomDispatch ... We trusted it ... For two decades now, the offshore American prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, has stood as a stunning symbol of American injustice, as well as of the inability to convict anyone for the attacks of 9/11 (as opposed to simply holding them endlessly in prison cells offshore of American justice) ... Greenberg.
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The American justice system is eroding before our eyes

Alternet 10 May 2022
Karen Greenberg, A Justice System in Peril ... Tom ... For two decades now, the offshore American prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, has stood as a stunning symbol of American injustice, as well as of the inability to convict anyone for the attacks of 9/11 (as opposed to simply holding them endlessly in prison cells offshore of American justice) ... .
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Two men left Cuba on a motorized surfboard last week, family says. They’ve been missing since

The Miami Herald 29 Mar 2022
Days after a man from Cuba was rescued about 15 miles offshore of the Florida Keys stranded on a windsurf board, the Coast Guard said two more Cuban migrants set ... .
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Venezuelan journalist reflects on pivotal life moments deciding whether to join U.S. military

The Oregonian 18 Feb 2022
“Do you speak Spanish? How would you like to work on a reporting project in Cuba?” ... I’d always wanted to visit Cuba, and not just because of Fidel Castro and his radical socio-political experiment. Cuba was a model for the rest of the hemisphere ... I suspected something was strange about a reporting trip to Cuba funded by an offshore bank account.
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Guantánamo’s Forever Elusive Endgame

Consortium News 25 Jan 2022
base on the island of Cuba has served as a revealing symbol of the prison’s venality. The guard tower at Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp Delta in Cuba, 2010 ... It’s now more than 20 years later and that American offshore symbol of mistreatment and injustice, the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, is still open ... Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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'A symbol of our failure': The dark truth about closing the Guantánamo Bay prison

Alternet 20 Jan 2022
It’s now more than 20 years later and that American offshore symbol of mistreatment and injustice, the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, is still open ... base on the island of Cuba has served as a revealing symbol of the prison’s venality.
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Biden’s low profile on Guantanamo rankles as prison turns 20

Arab News 10 Jan 2022
In the months since that release, there have been few signs of progress in closing the notorious offshore prison on the US base in Cuba ... Afghanistan — hooded, shackled and clad in orange jumpsuits — to what at the time was a sleepy US outpost on the southeastern coast of Cuba.
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Biden's low profile on Guantanamo rankles as prison turns 20

Kingsport Times-News 10 Jan 2022
WASHINGTON — Advocates for closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center were optimistic when President Joe Biden took office ... Many are now increasingly impatient. In the months since that release, there have been few signs of progress in closing the notorious offshore prison on the U.S. base in Cuba ... outpost on the southeastern coast of Cuba ... ....
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President Biden’s low profile on Guantanamo rankles as prison turns 20

The Spokesman-Review 09 Jan 2022
WASHINGTON — Advocates for closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center were optimistic when President Joe Biden took office ... Many are now increasingly impatient. In the months since that release, there have been few signs of progress in closing the notorious offshore prison on the U.S. base in Cuba ... outpost on the southeastern coast of Cuba.
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Belt & Road encircles Latin America and the Caribbean

Asiatimes 08 Jan 2022
Chinese influence is global, and it is everywhere in this hemisphere, and moving forward in alarming ways.” Cuba joins Belt and Road. On December 25, 2021, Cuba and China signed a “cooperation plan” for the joint promotion of the Belt and Road Initiative ... Or a reminder that Taiwan is not the only offshore island of strategic interest.
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Guantanamo Bay: ‘The legal equivalent of outer space’

Al Jazeera 04 Jan 2022
Razor wire and a guard tower stands at a closed section of the US Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on October 22, 2016 [John Moore/Getty Images] ... To avoid causing embarrassment to Britain, holding detainees in ships offshore may have been another option considered by the Bush administration.
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The Global War on Terror still plagues us. Here's how Biden could really end it ...

Alternet 09 Dec 2021
A second essential act to signal the end of the war on terror would, of course, be the closing of that offshore essence of injustice, the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba (aka Gitmo) that the Bush administration set up so long ago. That war on terror detention facility on the island of Cuba was opened in January 2002.
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Fidel Castro’s aura has faded amid power struggles and growing opposition in Cuba

Finger Lakes Times 26 Nov 2021
Five years after Fidel Castro’s death, a game of thrones is under way in Cuba ... Investigations by the Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald and McClatchy have shown that his brother, Guillermo Faustino Rodríguez López-Calleja, runs a network of offshore companies that carry out Cuba’s global shipping operations.

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