Category Archives: Cuba

G4S $135m division sale frees it from Guantánamo Bay duties

November 12, 2014 10:00 am G4S $135m division sale frees it from Guantánamo Bay duties Gill Plimmer ©Bloomberg G4S, the world’s biggest security company, is to withdraw from the controversial Guantánamo Bay Naval Base after agreeing a $135m sale of … Continue reading

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Alan Gross ‘Closer to Release,’ Lawmakers Say

Alan Gross ‘Closer to Release,’ Lawmakers Say GOP and Democratic Senators Visit Jailed Contrator in Cuba   By Reuters Published November 11, 2014. Alan Gross, the Jewish government contractor jailed in Cuba for crimes against the state may be closer … Continue reading

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G4S stonewalls over questions on involvement in Guantánamo Bay

G4S stonewalls over questions on involvement in Guantánamo Bay By agency reporter 7 Nov 2014 British security company G4S is refusing to address concerns over its involvement in the running of the US prison at Guantánamo Bay. The human rights … Continue reading

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Unconditional release of Alan Gross by Cuba long overdue

Unconditional release of Alan Gross by Cuba long overdue By Alberto de la Cruz, on November 4, 2014, at 9:18 am Jason Poblete in DC Dispatches: Unconditional Release of Alan Gross by Cuba Long Over Due The New York Times … Continue reading

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A Prisoner Swap With Cuba

The Opinion Pages | EDITORIAL A Prisoner Swap With Cuba By THE EDITORIAL BOARD NOV. 2, 2014 Photo Supporters of Alan Gross across from the White House last year. CreditPaul J. Richards/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Nearly five years ago, authorities in Cuba arrested … Continue reading

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Alan Gross and the Cuban Five: A Timeline

The Opinion Pages | Editorial Alan Gross and the Cuban Five: A Timeline By ERNESTO LONDOÑO  NOV. 2, 2014 To understand why The Times’s editorial board is calling for a prisoner swap with Cuba, it is instructive to revisit the … Continue reading

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G4S’ Guantánamo Contract is a British Embarrassment

Kevin LoCorporate Social Responsibility Advocate, Reprieve G4S’ Guantánamo Contract is a British Embarrassment Posted: 08/09/2014 17:25 BST Updated: 08/09/2014 17:59 BST The largest security services firm in the world, British company G4S, has accepted a £71million contract to run “base … Continue reading

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Exclusive: British company faces investigation for accepting Guantanamo contract

Exclusive: British company faces investigation for accepting Guantanamo contract Human rights group says G4S’s role could make it complicit in abuses at the US prison CHRIS GREEN  Sunday 31 August 2014 The British security company G4S has been reported to … Continue reading

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Reports from Cuba: Alan Gross: Trapped in a Cold War Tale

Reports from Cuba: Alan Gross: Trapped in a Cold War Tale By Alberto de la Cruz, on August 17, 2014, at 4:32 pm By Ivan Garcia: Alan Gross: Trapped in a Cold War Tale Alan Gross (b 1949, NY) before … Continue reading

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Alan Gross, nearing 5th anniversary in Cuban prison, says goodbye to wife, daughter

Alan Gross, nearing 5th anniversary in Cuban prison, says goodbye to wife, daughter Baltimore native, arrested with communications equipment in 2009, sentenced to 15 years; rabbis call on Obama to intervene Md. man imprisoned in Cuba says goodbye to family … Continue reading

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