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The Truth About Diego Garcia

David Vine | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
David Vine

The truth about the U.S. military base on the British-controlled Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia is often hard to believe. It would be easy enough to confuse the real story with fictional accounts of the island found in the Transformers movies, on the television series 24, and in Internet conspiracy theories about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

In Celebration of Latin Troubadours...

Diego Garcia | Posted 11.26.2013 | Latino Voices
Diego Garcia

With my music, I decided to do what came naturally. My music stylistically has a Latin undertone but my lyrics are in English. The language has become less of a barrier in the arts--we're less confined in regards to what we create, especially in the music landscape.

Forty Years of Heartbreak: Let the People of Diego Garcia Return to their Homeland

David Vine | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
David Vine

It's long past time our country acknowledges its responsibility for the Chagossians' exile and ensures these demands are met. Especially compared to the billions we've spent on Diego Garcia, it would take pennies to help repair the lives of those who've suffered for the base.

Do It Live: Zach Galifianakis, FYF & The Pillows

| Katie Bain | Posted 10.30.2011 | Los Angeles

We’ve got some big deal shows on the calendar this week, with Janet Jackson performing some of her biggest hits, (Rhythm Nation, Escapade, That’s ...

Secret "War on Terror" Prison on Diego Garcia Confirmed

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

This news will be an embarrassment to the US government, which has persistently denied claims that it operated a secret prison on Diego Garcia.

British MPs To Probe Claims Of CIA Island Prison In Indian Ocean

The Guardian (U.K.) | Ian Cobain and Richard Norton-Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Allegations that the CIA held al-Qaida suspects for interrogation at a secret prison on sovereign British territory are to be investigated by MPs, the...