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President Obama Announces Major Changes In US/Cuba Policy

Following the release of American Alan Gross from Cuban prison, President Barack Obama made historic changes to US-Cuban policy after becoming the first president since the Eisenhower administration to speak directly to a Cuban leader.

12/17/2014

Protesters show up to a cafeteria in Little Havana to express discontent with the Obama Administrations' move to improve relations with Cuba following the release of Alan Gross. (Source: CBS4)

U.S. Cubans Split Over Change In U.S. Policy

News of American contractor Alan Gross’ release and the administration’s change to U.S. policy toward Cuba has swept through the streets of Little Havana.

12/17/2014

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Politicos React To Release Of Alan Gross, Change In Cuba Policy

The release of American contractor Alan Gross from a Cuban prison is representative of a marked change in U.S./Cuba relations.

12/17/2014

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Families Of Victims Killed By Spies Released In Cuba Deal Express Outrage

Families of the victims killed in the infamous Brothers to the Rescue shoot down are outraged Wednesday following the release of three Cuban spies convicted of their deaths.

12/17/2014

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US Wins Big With Release Of Blue Chip Spy Held In Cuba

Alan Gross wasn’t the only American returned during Wednesday’s historic prisoner swap with the Cuban government. An unidentified spy, with massive intelligence information at the highest levels of the Cuban government, was also exchanged.

12/17/2014

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US Travel Industry Carefully Eyeing Cuba Tourism

Cuba was once a haven for sun-seeking American tourists. Beautiful beaches, lively casinos and late-night dancing made it the perfect getaway, only an hour’s flight from Miami.

12/17/2014

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A Look At The ‘Cuban Five’ Agents Jailed In US

The “Cuban Five,” three of which were released Wednesday, refers to intelligence agents whose so-called “Wasp Network” operated in Florida in the 1990s.

12/17/2014

Supporters hold signs to call on bringing home of U.S. citizen Alan Gross who is currently being held in a Cuban prison, during a rally at the Lafayette Park outside the White House December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. Supporters and community leaders gathered at the rally to mark the 4th anniversary of the detention of Alan Gross and called on the U.S. and Cuban governments to negotiate for his immediate release and return home. (Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Alan Gross Marks Fifth Year In Cuban Prison

The family of Alan Gross has marked his fifth year of imprisonment in Cuba.

12/03/2014

Supporters hold signs to call on bringing home of U.S. citizen Alan Gross who is currently being held in a Cuban prison, during a rally at the Lafayette Park outside the White House December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. Supporters and community leaders gathered at the rally to mark the 4th anniversary of the detention of Alan Gross and called on the U.S. and Cuban governments to negotiate for his immediate release and return home. (Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Senators Visit Alan Gross In Cuba

A group of U.S. Senators met with prisoner Alan Gross on Tuesday.

11/11/2014

Supporters hold signs to call on bringing home of U.S. citizen Alan Gross who is currently being held in a Cuban prison, during a rally at the Lafayette Park outside the White House December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. Supporters and community leaders gathered at the rally to mark the 4th anniversary of the detention of Alan Gross and called on the U.S. and Cuban governments to negotiate for his immediate release and return home. (Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Alan Gross’ Wife Fears He May ‘Do Something Drastic’

Five years in a Cuban prison have taken their toll on Alan Gross. He’s lost more than one hundred pounds, and has ten years remaining on his sentence.

11/07/2014

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