Tag Archives: Cuba

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

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

The plight of Alan Gross

Posted on Thursday, 05.08.14 U.S./CUBA The plight of Alan Gross GUZMAN BY BASILIO GUZMAN cubacenter.org I sympathize with the plight of Alan Gross, a USAID contractor unjustly sentenced to 15 years in a Cuban prison. Some reports have said he … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

USAID contractors profiled Cuban ‘Twitter’ users

USAID contractors profiled Cuban ‘Twitter’ users In this April 8, 2014 file photo, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

Costa Rica wants explanation over “Cuban Twitter” network launched from U.S. Embassy in San Jose

AP April 24, 2014, 9:04 AM Costa Rica wants explanation over “Cuban Twitter” network launched from U.S. Embassy in San Jose A woman uses her cellphone in Camajuani, Cuba, March 3, 2014. APMore + SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — The … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

Alan Gross Case Gets New Push From Hunger Strike

Alan Gross Case Gets New Push From Hunger Strike Jailed Jewish Contractor Feels Forgotten in Cuba   By Ron Kampeas Published April 17, 2014. Related What Did Alan Gross Do in Cuba? Alan Gross did not warn his family he … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

Senate committee probes ‘Cuban Twitter’ USAid ZunZuneo programme

Senate committee probes ‘Cuban Twitter’ USAid ZunZuneo programme • Foreign relations committee asks for all records • Users in Cuba did not know origin of social-media network Associated Press in Washington theguardian.com, Thursday 10 April 2014 15.08 EDT Senate foreign … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment

Cuba Probes Mobile Data Leak in ZunZuneo Case

Cuba Probes Mobile Data Leak in ZunZuneo Case HAVANA April 9, 2014 (AP) By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ Associated Press Cuba’s government said Wednesday it has launched a probe into how hundreds of thousands of customer cellphone numbers fell into the hands … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba | Tagged | Leave a comment