In this special issue on the GUANTÁNAMO NAVAL BASE, read articles by: the late Cuban filmmaker José Massip, Guantánamo poet José Ramón Sánchez (in translation), legal experts Michael J. Strauss and Larry Catá Backer, art historian Kris Juncker, literature and cultural studies scholars Esther Whitfield, Don E. Waliceck, and Alan West-Durán, veteran journalist Julie Schwietert Collazo, and editor-in-chief Ariana Hernández-Reguant. With illustrations by Cuban artist César Beltrán, and photographs by Julie Schwietert Collazo, and Odalys Márquez. Also included, José Massip’s 1965 documentary “Guantánamo.” an interesting mix of British free cinema and Socialist realism.