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Obama’s Push to Close Guantanamo is Stuck on ‘Uruguay Six’

Posted October 20th, 2015 at 4:30 pm (UTC-4)
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One reason President Barack Obama has struggled to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is a dispute with Congressional Republicans over six former prisoners who made a lot of noise in Uruguay — and whom some see as a threat to American security.