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I believe him when he tells me that," Judy Gross said Wednesday. Gross, 65, was arrested in 2009 for bringing banned satellite communications equipment to the island...Gross said he wasn't aware that he had violated the island's laws. But a Cuban
The wife of an American serving a 15-year term in a Cuban prison has demanded that President Barack Obama personally intervene for his safe return...He was sentenced to 15 years in prison in 2011 after being convicted of "acts against the
An American man who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years is on a hunger strike, according to a statement released by his lawyer Tuesday. Alan Gross, 64, said he began fasting to protest his treatment by the governments of both Cuba
Joining them will be other faith leaders and local elected officials. Gross, a subcontractor for the State Department on a mission to hook up Cuba's small Jewish community to the internet, was arrested in December 2009 as he was leaving Cuba. He is
Effort to Bring Him Home The streets had darkened in Havana on December 3, 2009, as Alan Gross sat in his room at the Hotel Presidente, an elegant building located near the Cuban Foreign Ministry. It was 10 PM, and he had just gotten off the phone
Wife of Jewish-American contractor jailed in Cuba for crimes against the state hopes Obama will release him in second term. The wife of Alan Gross, the US contractor jailed in Cuba for crimes against the state, said she hopes US President Barack
Cuba's government on Wednesday disputed reports that the health of imprisoned U.S. State Department contractor Alan Gross is failing while he serves a 15-year sentence on the island. Gross' wife, Judy, visited him in prison last week and said that
A leader of Cuba's small Jewish community who visited jailed American contractor Alan Gross and even released pictures of them celebrating the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah together said Wednesday that he was in good spirits and fine health. But her
Cuba appeared to be making quick progress in meeting a pledge to free 2,900 pardoned prisoners, most of them convicted of minor crimes, even as a top human rights official on the island criticized the year-end amnesty as a "media show."
On the sidewalk in front of the Cuban Interests Section, on the street that runs straight to the White House, dozens of people have been gathering each Monday for the past month to demand the release of an American imprisoned in Cuba two years ago.