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Alan Gross Opens Up on ‘Surreal’ Return to Normal Life

Alan Gross Opens Up on ‘Surreal’ Return to Normal Life Suzanne PollakDecember 30, 2015Image: getty images (Washingon Jewish Week) — Since being imprisoned in Cuba six years ago, Alan Gross says his life has been “surreal.” He feels disassociated from … Continue reading

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The Last Prisoner of the Cold War

The Last Prisoner of the Cold War Released after five years of captivity in Cuba, Alan Gross talks with Scott Pelley in his first interview about his ordeal and the activities leading up to his arrest 2015 Nov 29 Correspondent … Continue reading

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Alan Gross’s last words to Cuban captors? ‘Hasta la vista, baby’

November 29, 2015, 07:00 pm Alan Gross’s last words to Cuban captors? ‘Hasta la vista, baby’ By Jonathan Swan   Getty Images The United States contractor imprisoned for five years by the Castro regime, Alan Gross, is revealing his parting … Continue reading

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I Was Duped. I Was Used

BuzzFeed Clay Rodery for BuzzFeed News “I Was Duped. I Was Used.” In 2009, an American aid worker seeking to provide internet service for Cubans was thrown in jail for more than five years. Now, as relations with Cuba finally … Continue reading

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Another surprise! Obama administration totally uninterested in quizzing Alan Gross

Another surprise! Obama administration totally uninterested in quizzing Alan Gross By Carlos Eire, on July 2, 2015, at 11:00 am Whoa! It doesn’t take a Hamlet to figure out that something is rotten in the kingdom of Obama. U.S. government … Continue reading

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Alan Gross Never Debriefed After Release from Cuba

Report: Alan Gross Never Debriefed After Release from Cuba JTAJuly 2, 2015 (JTA) — Alan Gross, the Jewish-American government contractor who was jailed in Cuba for five years as a spy, was never debriefed after his release from prison and … Continue reading

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Cuba: Self-Employed Thugs or Imperialist Mercenaries?

Cuba: Self-Employed Thugs or Imperialist Mercenaries? June 4, 2015 | Fernando Ravsberg* One of the thugs in action, preventing photographer Mastrascusa from doing the job he is authorized to do in Cuba. HAVANA TIMES — I checked the list of … Continue reading

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America Tried to Overthrow the Castro Regime With Rap Music

Darien Cavanaugh on Apr 24 America Tried to Overthrow the Castro Regime With Rap Music USAID aimed to stir dissent — but silenced the voice of the people, instead by DARIEN CAVANAUGH For decades, the United States had sought to destabilize and … Continue reading

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Alan Gross Appeal Denied by Supreme Court

Alan Gross Appeal Denied by Supreme Court Contractor Jailed by Cuba Received $3.2M Settlement  By Reuters Published April 06, 2015 Related Alan Gross Praises Release From Cuban Jail as Hanukkah ‘Blessing’ The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal … Continue reading

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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

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