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Britainis ready to evict the residents of the island in the Atlantic for the U.S.military bases

the islandUnder the threat of eviction were residents of the island of Ascension. According to the newspaper The Guardian, relocate were at the point where the U.S.military is planning to build a new facility.Ascension Islandis located in the southern part of the Atlantic Ocean between Africa and South America. This volcanic island is part of the British overseas territories. Part of the area since the mid XX century, used by the U.S. Army.Ascension Island located radars, airport hangars and repair submarines. In recent years the indigenous population of the island was reduced by almost a quarter. Now residents of only 800 people. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 13, 2013 in Historical, Island

 

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