Tuesday, December 3rd, marked the 4th anniversary of American humanitarian aid worker Alan Gross’ imprisonment by the Cuban regime. Gross was arrested while working covertly in the Communist-run country to set up Internet access for the island’s small Jewish community.
Direct mail service is being discussed, again, between U.S. and Cuban representatives.
An American imprisoned in Cuba settled a lawsuit Thursday against the company he was working for when arrested, a lawsuit that claimed he wasn’t properly warned about or prepared for the risks of working in the communist nation.
Unlike thousands of Cubans who visit the U.S, Interests Section in Havana hoping to leave the island, Rene Gonzalez showed up to the U.S. diplomatic mission Monday accompanied by his attorney to renounce his U.S. citizenship so he can stay in Cuba permanently
.S. lawmakers confirmed Wednesday they visited an American man being held in Cuba for alleged crimes against the state. Allen Gross was arrested by Cuban authorities in 2009. His detention and long sentence in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve ties between the countries. Lawmakers did not give any details on his condition or what was said.
The family of an American man being held in Cuba for alleged crimes against the state marked a milestone on Monday. It was December 3rd, 2009 that Maryland native Allen Gross was arrested by Cuban authorities.
An attorney representing Alan Gross, an American who has been imprisoned in Cuba for nearly three years, has disputed test results provided by the Cuban government that show his client does not have cancer.
A lawyer for an American man imprisoned in Cuba for nearly three years has written to the United Nations’ anti-torture expert saying the treatment of his client “will surely amount to torture” if he continues to be denied certain medical care.
Ofelia Acevedo, widow of Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá, may finally get the answers she’s been seeking.
At Friday services at Temple Menorah on Miami Beach, one chair is always reserved for Alan Gross. At the temple, the American contractor jailed in Cuba is considered a victim of politics.