Veteran reporter Arun Rath long surmised that a big release of detainees from Guantanamo Bay was in the offing. What he didn't know was that 15 prisoners would be shipped to a third country while he was reporting from the base.
After 12 years in the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, six former inmates are now residents of Uruguay. The country's president, José Mujica, hasn't just allowed them in, either — he's rolling out a red carpet for them.
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