New home in Venezuela for Guantanamo inmates? - Macleans.ca

New home in Venezuela for Guantanamo inmates?

Chavez: “we wouldn’t have any problem in taking in human beings”

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he would welcome detainees from America’s Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba, which President Barack Obama has ordered to be closed within a year. “We wouldn’t have any problem in taking in human beings,” Chavez told the Arabic television channel al-Jazeera. Obama has been looking for countries that might be willing to receive prisoners from Guantanamo, but Venezuela and the United States are currently not on good terms.

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