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How did America acquire Guantanamo Bay?

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How did America acquire Guantanamo Bay in Cuba?
Tom, Rainham

Answer

Name: Rob, Uxbridge
Qualifications: None at all
Answer: The Americans leased it from Cuba prior to Castro's rise to power. It was a naval base and they leased it from Cuba for 99 years. Technically, it should have gone back to Cuba in 2003, but the lease was renewed in 1934 so it will now go back in 2033.