January 22, 2010 1:22 AM

Forces at Guantanamo readied to assist Haiti quake victims

A dirt lot behind the war court the Bush administration built for terrorism suspects has become a landing zone as the U.S. government readies to turn a base that has become known for its detention centers in to a focal point for speeding aid to Haiti. The Cuban government has tentatively agreed to let U.S. military helicopters ferry relief supplies straight from the base into Haiti, a 170-mile dash directly over Cuban soil.

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