.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.
Photos showing an American man jailed in communist Cuba were released Wednesday, just weeks after his wife and U.S. lawmakers called for his release.
Pope Benedict XVI’s trip to Cuba next spring is expected to have an impact on Cuba’s faithful, the Catholic Church’s role on the island and in Latin America, and Cuba’s relationships with the rest of […]
It has been two years since an American man was in held prison in communist Cuba, and Cuban officials say Alan Gross conducted “undercover activities” and was part of a program aimed at “disrupting the constitutional order in Cuba.”
Former President Jimmy Carter met with a jailed American contractor Wednesday but said Cuban leaders had made it clear they do not plan to release him.