Uruguay's President Jose Mujica reads a document during a press conference at the workers union PIT-CNT in Montevideo, Uruguay, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Mujica says the United States has guaranteed that six former Guantánamo Bay prisoners who arrived in Uruguay as refugees are not terrorists. He showed a document from the U.S. State Department saying there's no information that “the men were involved in conducting or facilitating terrorist activities” against the United States, its partners or allies. Members of Uruguay's opposition had requested the release of the documents.
Uruguay's President Jose Mujica reads a document during a press conference at the workers union PIT-CNT in Montevideo, Uruguay, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Mujica says the United States has guaranteed that six former Guantánamo Bay prisoners who arrived in Uruguay as refugees are not terrorists. He showed a document from the U.S. State Department saying there's no information that “the men were involved in conducting or facilitating terrorist activities” against the United States, its partners or allies. Members of Uruguay's opposition had requested the release of the documents. Matilde Campodonico AP
Uruguay's President Jose Mujica reads a document during a press conference at the workers union PIT-CNT in Montevideo, Uruguay, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Mujica says the United States has guaranteed that six former Guantánamo Bay prisoners who arrived in Uruguay as refugees are not terrorists. He showed a document from the U.S. State Department saying there's no information that “the men were involved in conducting or facilitating terrorist activities” against the United States, its partners or allies. Members of Uruguay's opposition had requested the release of the documents. Matilde Campodonico AP

Uruguay leader: Ex-Guantánamo prisoners not terrorists

December 16, 2014 08:52 PM

UPDATED December 16, 2014 09:10 PM

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