The History of Guantanamo Bay Cuba

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Guantanamo Bay Cuba has been used by the U.S. Military for a variety of purposes since it's start. This slideshow overviews those uses and gives a detailed history of the U.S. Military base in Cuba.

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The History of Guantanamo Bay Cuba

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  2. 2. The History ofGuantanamo Bay www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  3. 3. In 1898 the US Marines firstlanded at Guantanamo Bay,Cuba… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  4. 4. In 1903 President Rooseveltsigned the original leaseagreement with Cuba for NavalBase Guantanamo Bay… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  5. 5. In 1904 an appropriation of$385,500 was made foremergency repair installation atGuantanamo Bay… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  6. 6. In 1906 Roosevelt sent troopsto Cuba to crush a revolt… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  7. 7. In 1913 the Naval Station wasofficially opened… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  8. 8. In 1918, $14,000 wasappropriated for dwellings forkeepers and improvements atGuantanamo Bay… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  9. 9. In 1938 Hepburn Board visitsGuantanamo Bay and makesrecommendations forexpansion… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  10. 10. In 1939 station started receivingwater from the Yateras River viaa new pipeline… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  11. 11. In 1940-1941 a contract wassigned with Frederick SnareCorp to begin constructionprogram for expansion of thestation and Naval “OperatingBase” at Guantanamo Bay,Cuba was established… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  12. 12. In 1950 the U.S. SupremeCourt rules that nonresidentenemy aliens have “no accessto our courts in wartime” … www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  13. 13. In 1959 Fidel Castro takespower in Cuba … www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  14. 14. In 1964 Castro’s government inHavana cuts off water suppliesto Guantanamo Bay … www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  15. 15. In 1993 U.S. detention of HIV-positive refugees atGuantanamo Bay is declaredunconstitutional … www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  16. 16. In 1999 U.S. Marines disarm allland mines surroundingGuantanamo Bay … www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  17. 17. In 2002 Bush Administrationestablished Guantanamo BayDetention Camp… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  18. 18. In 2003 a new GuantanamoBay Standard OperatingProcedure Manual is put intoeffect… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  19. 19. In 2005 federal judge JoyceHens Green ruled thatCombatant Status ReviewTribunals were unconstitutional… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  20. 20. In 2006 George W Bush signs alaw suspending the right ofhabeas corpus to personsdetermined by U.S. determinedto be an “enemy of the UnitedStates” … www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  21. 21. In 2008 U.S. Supreme Courtruled in Boumediene vs. Bush … www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  22. 22. In 2009 President Obama sigsnexecutive order thatGuantanamo Detention Campwould close within a year… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
  23. 23. In 2011 Obama signs the2011 Defense AuthorizationBill… www.LowVARates.com or Toll Free 866-569-8272
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