Insomnia (insomnia) wrote,
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Welcome to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba...

A BBC correspondent was allowed inside Camp Delta, the prison compound at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. At one point, the prisoners tried to talk to the reporter. The tour was stopped immediately and the reporters, who were blamed for the incident, were forced to erase it from their recorders. They didn't erase all the recorders, apparently...

On a tasteless note, Guantanamo Bay has a gift shop which sells tacky tourist crap, primarily to the soldiers.

From one of the T-shirts on sale:

Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

The Home of the Sand Rats

(insert cartoon of six rats in orange prison suits, chained and shackled together in a tiny cell with flies buzzing overhead)

Al Qaeda Six Pack



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