Category Archives: Cuba

Is Alan Guilty of Gross Ingratitude?

Sandy Goodman Become a fanRetired producer for NBC Nightly News Is Alan Guilty of Gross Ingratitude? Posted: 03/02/2015 12:23 pm EST Updated: 4 hours ago The classic definition of a person with chutzpah, the Jewish word for shameless audacity, describes … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

Freed Prisoner Alan Gross: New Start, New Smile

Freed Prisoner Alan Gross: New Start, New Smile By Natalie Lylo and Jim Handly Facebook Updated at 6:26 PM EST on Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 After five years and five teeth lost to Cuban confinement, freed prisoner Alan Gross has … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

Analysis: Alan Gross ‘ irresponsible behavior put Cuba’s Jewish community in awkward position

Analysis: Alan Gross ‘ irresponsible behavior put Cuba’s Jewish community in awkward position Jpost.com (The Jerusalem Post online edition) 4 January 2015 With the benefit of hindsight, we know that Gross was not operating on behalf of the CIA. Nonetheless, … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

Former Cuban prisoner Alan Gross receives the loudest cheer of Obama’s State of the Union address… but his grin reveals he is still without several of his front teeth

News Former Cuban prisoner Alan Gross receives the loudest cheer of Obama’s State of the Union address… but his grin reveals he is still without several of his front teeth Mail Online By DAVID MCCORMACK and LOUISE BOYLE FOR MAILONLINE … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

Why Was Alan Gross Anyone’s Guest of Honor?

January 30, 2015, 5:09am Why Was Alan Gross Anyone’s Guest of Honor? By John Stoehr Alan Gross basks in applause at the State of the Union address./Getty Images If you didn’t know anything about Alan Gross other than what you … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Leave a comment

Bungling Agent Alan Gross Becomes Change Agent in Cuba

Bungling Agent Alan Gross Becomes Change Agent in Cuba His story reads like a script from the old spy spoof “Get Smart” By Lou Dubose Posted on January 19, 2015   Mr. Gross is innocent, and his continued detention is unjust,” … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

Activists report G4S to police over its ‘illegal’ work at Guantanamo

Activists report G4S to police over its ‘illegal’ work at Guantanamo The Independent Chris Green By CHRIS GREEN SENIOR REPORTER 12 January 2015 News | Scotland Yard is asked to examine UK security firm’s role with Cuba detainees EXCLUSIVE The … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Contracts, Cuba | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

USAID op undermines Cuba’s hip-hop protest scene

USAID op undermines Cuba’s hip-hop protest scene By DESMOND BUTLER, MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ and ANDREA RODRIGUEZ Dec. 11, 2014 11:12 PM EST 16 photos In this April 23, 2010 photo, members of Los Aldeanos, Aldo Rodriguez, left, and Bian … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Contracts, Cuba | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Here’s The Part Of Alan Gross’ Story That Obama Hasn’t Been Talking About

Here’s The Part Of Alan Gross’ Story That Obama Hasn’t Been Talking About FactCheck.org  |  By Robert Farley Posted: 12/24/2014 11:39 am EST Updated: 12/24/2014 11:59 am EST The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. In accounts from both sides … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

U.S. Pays $3.2 Million to American Alan Gross Held Five Years by Cuba

U.S. Pays $3.2 Million to American Alan Gross Held Five Years by Cuba The U.S. government made a $3.2 million payment to Alan Gross, the American citizen freed by Cuba after five years in prison, a spokesperson for the U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment