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  • 1. U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay BOUNDARY DISPUTE
  • 2. Mathematical Location
    • 75 ° longitude 20 ° latitude
  • 3.
    • 118 square kilometers
    • twelve miles long
    • five miles wide
  • 4.
    • 19 TH Century
      • Cuba at war with Spain
    • October 1, 1898
      • Treaty of Paris
      • Commissioners from the United States and Spain met in Paris
      • the country of Cuba was then transferred to Washington D.C. from Madrid
  • 5.
    • 1901
      • Platt Amendment
        • This meant that the U.S. would release the rule of the country to the people of Cuba. Cuba must have an established government consisting of a constitution explaining the future relations between the two countries.
  • 6.
    • 1903
      • Permanent Treaty
        • which decided that a piece of Cuban land was to be leased to the USA
    • 1934
      • Treaty of Reciprocity
        • revoking both the Platt Amendment and the 1903 Permanent Treaty, just keeping the provisions concerning Guantántamo
  • 7.
    • 1959
      • US bans soldiers to trespass on Cuban territory.
    • 1962
      • Cuban Missile Crisis
        • Dispute about the US stealing water from Cuba.
        • $14,000 fee
    • 1964
      • Cuba blocks water pipes to US Base
      • US used 14 million gallons of water sparingly until a pipeline from Jamaica was installed.
      • US government built their own desalination plants.
  • 8.
    • 1961
      • Cactus Curtin
        • 8 mile barrier Cuban troops planted cactuses along the Northeastern Section of the fence.
      • Land Mines
        • US plants 75,000 land mines in the no-mans-land.
    • 1996
      • President Clinton orders US to remove land mines.
      • Cuba did not remove their land mines.
  • 9.
    • $12 Million Wind Project
    • Completed in 2005 by the US Navy
    • Four wind turbines that supply up to 1/4 th of the base’s peak power needs
    • Cuts down on use of diesel fuel
  • 10.  
  • 11. US NAVAL BASE http://www.nsgtmo.navy.mil/
  • 12.  
  • 13.  
  • 14.  
  • 15. For the Past 25 years…
    • Guantántamo Bay is a detention base
    • 1993 – Camp declared unconstitutional
    • Since 2002, Detainees are members of either Al Qaeda or the Taliban
  • 16. 3 camps at Detainment Areas
    • Camp Delta
    • Camp Iguana
    • Camp X-ray
  • 17.
    • Works Cited
    • http://www.articleuniversity.com/articles/more.php?recno=32 . Dec. 5, 2006.
    • &quot;Guantanamo_Bay_Naval_Base.&quot; Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia . 02 Apr. 2007. <Reference.com http://www.reference.com/browse/wiki/Guantanamo_Bay_Naval_Base >.
    • “ Guantántamo Bay,” Microsoft ® Encarta ® 98 Encyclopedia. © 1993-1997 Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
    • http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/facility/guantanamo-bay.htm
    • http://www.cuba-solidarity.org.uk / cubasi_article.asp ? ArticleID =27 . Oct. 28, 2003