(Fox News) The Uruguayan government is issuing passports to five of the six former Guantanamo prisoners now living in Uruguay, a weekly publication, Busqueda, reported Thursday.
They will be able to leave the country as they please.
According to Busqueda, the ex-prisoners have turned down multiple jobs offered to them, which is breeding discontent among Uruguayan authorities and organizations that backed their asylum request. Political officials in Uruguay, including President Jose Mujica, who at first openly welcomed the former Gitmo detainees, now say they need to get a job to financially sustain themselves.
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