Although U.S. forces at this remote base have been engaging in the annual rite with the Cuban Frontier Brigade for more than a decade, this is the first time that the Southern Command acknowledge the fact.
The promotion of tourist attractions in Baracoa, the first village founded by the Spanish conquistadors in Cuba, is the main goal of the Tourist Information Center (INFOTUR) in that eastern city.<br />
The members of the Coast Guard's Port Security Unit 305 return to Fort Eustis, fresh from a six-month deployment providing shore security and guarding the waters in and around Cuba's Guantanamo Bay.<br />
That's about 5 percent of the 540 terror suspects released from the prison. Another 9 percent of freed Guantanamo detainees are suspected to have rejoined the terror activity. That's 74 detainees in all.