In 2009, President Barack Obama promised to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, and he still hasn't quite gotten around to it.
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Now he has an even tougher and possibly more controversial decision to make. Cuban President Raul Castro has demanded that in order to officially normalize relations between the two countries, the U.S. must first return Guantanamo Bay back to Cuba. He also demanded the end of anti-Castro broadcasts in to the country from Miami-based Radio and TV Martí and made vague calls for economic compensation.
Yes, just when it seemed everything was smoothly sailing towards normalization, ol' Castro came in to shake things up.More »