Algerian detainee Ahmed Belbacha was arrested just months after the September 11th attacks in 2001. Belbacha, like the other detainees, cannot speak with reporters. But he offered his testimony to the BBC.
Over the weekend author John Grisham wrote an op-ed in the New York Times about one of his fans, Guantanamo detainee Nabil Hadjarab. He found about Hadjarab when discovered that his books have been banned from the Guantanamo library.
Cuban-American actress Elizabeth Peña died on Wednesday in Los Angeles at the age of 55. Fans remember her for taking on those "tent pole" roles that moved her out of stereotypical Latina characters and into the mainstream.
In Cuba, electronic communication can be tricky for people on the island trying to reach the outside world. It's not only daunting — but can be dangerous. Despite those obstacles, Cubans have found ingenious ways to make their voices heard.