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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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City Diary: G4S struggles to sell Guantanamo Bay gatekeeper

City Diary: G4S struggles to sell Guantanamo Bay gatekeeper The G4S division that this week won a £70m contract to provide “custodial” services at the Guantanamo Bay naval base is subject to an “ongoing sale process”. G4S’s wholly owned US … Continue reading

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Nice work: G4S wins $118 million Guantánamo contract

Nice work: G4S wins $118 million Guantánamo contract Clare Sambrook 13 August 2014 G4S, the UK government outsourcer that supports Israeli security services on the West Bank, will serve Guantánamo Bay Naval Base. US guards escort a detainee, Guantanamo, November … Continue reading

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Rabbis urge Obama to act in Cuba prison case Time running out for Md. man after 5 years, wife says

Rabbis urge Obama to act in Cuba prison case Time running out for Md. man after 5 years, wife says The Baltimore Sun By Matthew Hay Brown 5 August 2014 3A Copyright 2014, The Baltimore Sun WASHINGTON — Three hundred … Continue reading

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Is Alan Gross Near Death in Cuba Prison?

Is Alan Gross Near Death in Cuba Prison? Jailed Jewish Contractor ‘Says Good-Byes’ to Family gross family By JTA Published August 05, 2014. Alan Gross’ family says the State Department contractor jailed in Cuba has made his goodbyes. “During a … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t Alan Gross on Next Plane Home After Bowe Bergdahl?

Why Isn’t Alan Gross on Next Plane Home After Bowe Bergdahl? Both Men Worked for the United States — But Only One Is Free Getty Images Captive: Protesters rallying around the cause of freeing Alan Gross. By Fulton T. Armstrong … Continue reading

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Congressional Visit to U.S. Citizen Imprisoned in Cuba

Congressional Visit to U.S. Citizen Imprisoned in Cuba By Kent Cooper Posted at 12:15 p.m. June 5 Four members of Congress traveled recently to Cuba to visit a U.S. citizen imprisoned since December 2009 in Cuba, a lost closer to … Continue reading

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After Bowe Bergdahl, what about Alan Gross?

Ruth Marcus Opinion Writer After Bowe Bergdahl, what about Alan Gross? The release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Taliban detainees raises the question: What about Alan Gross, the State Department subcontractor who has languished nearly as long … Continue reading

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Biden to Cuban media: Alan Gross detention a key obstacle in diplomatic relations

Biden to Cuban media: Alan Gross detention a key obstacle in diplomatic relations CNN Wire Dana Davidsen CNN 27 May 2014 14:41 (CNN) — Vice President Joe Biden sat down with a Cuban media outlet – a significant move given … Continue reading

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