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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Who Was Alan Gross Working For?

December 22, 2014 Our Man in Havana Who Was Alan Gross Working For? by CARMELO RUIZ-MARRERO Alan P. Gross, an American arrested in Cuba in 2009 for smuggling broadband satellite communications equipment, made world headlines on December 2014 when he … Continue reading

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The Fed Page Gross case illustrates agency’s use of workers for secret Cuban projects

The Fed Page Gross case illustrates agency’s use of workers for secret Cuban projects After arriving in Maryland on Dec. 17, 2014, Alan Gross speaks to family and friends who were awaiting his return from five years of captivity in … Continue reading

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DAI CEO James Boomgard on the Alan Gross release: ‘This is a joyful day’

DAI CEO James Boomgard on the Alan Gross release: ‘This is a joyful day’ Washington Business Journal Online By Jill R. Aitoro 18 December 2014 The CEO of an international development contractor described Wednesday as a joyful day following the … Continue reading

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