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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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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

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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

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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

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