Former Guantanamo prisoners stroll streets of Uruguay, dine on kosher beef

December 12, 2014 7:45 PM

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Former Guantanamo prisoners stroll streets of Uruguay, dine on kosher beef

CORRECTS ID OF MAN AT LEFT.- A former prisoner at Guantanamo Bay, right, stands drinking 'mate', a local herbal tea, on a balcony decorated with a flag of Uruguay in Montevideo, Uruguay, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.

The man is one of the six prisoners held for 12 years at Guantanamo Bay who arrived last Sunday as refugees in Uruguay amid a renewed push by President Barack Obama to close the prison. Among those transferred was Abu Wa'el Dhiab, a 43-year-old Syrian on a long-term hunger strike protesting his conf...

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