BBC’s The World recently published an audio interview on the Guantánamo Public Memory Project and on the story of former base worker Alberto Jones,
“Over the past century, thousands of Cubans have worked at Guantánamo as contract military and government employees, and domestic workers. That era officially came to end Friday when the last two Cuban employees retired. But there are many memories associated with Guantánamo.
Here are two perspectives on this “place”. Liz Ševčenko directs the Guantánamo Public Memory Project, an effort “to build public awareness of the long history of the US naval station at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba by fostering dialogue and creating a space for people to share memories and connect.” Alberto Jones is from Guantánamo, Cuba. He worked at the base for over a decade until the frightening days of the Cuban Missile Crisis.”
Click here for the full interview!