The wife of imprisoned U.S. contractor Alan Gross is calling for his freedom in Cuba and she’s worried he may do something drastic.
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.
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.
.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.
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.
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.
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.”