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January 21, 2010 8:07 AM

Tent city at Guantanamo set as precaution for Haitian refugees

U.S. forces have set up 100 tents at Guantanamo as a rudimentary humanitarian relief site that could house up to 1,000 Haitians if earthquake victims start fleeing their nation, a senior military official here said Wednesday. U.S. Coast Guard officials have said they detected no evidence of Haitians trying to flee their country by sea.

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