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Source: CBS4) Alan Phillip Gross

Alan Gross Ends Hunger Strike

Alan Gross, an American who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years, has called off his hunger strike.

04/13/2014

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)

Cuba ‘Concerned’ Over Jailed American’s Hunger Strike

The Cuban government expressed concern Wednesday over a jailed U.S. government subcontractor on hunger strike since last week.

04/10/2014

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)

American Imprisoned In Cuba Begins Hunger Strike

An American man imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years is on a hunger strike, according to a statement released by his lawyer on Tuesday.

04/08/2014

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U.S. Secretly Created “Cuban Twitter” To Stir Up Unrest

On the streets of Havana, people still talk about Zunzuneo, a social media network that exploded on the Communist island. It was named after the sound made by a hummingbird.

04/03/2014

(Source: AP)

U.S. And Cuban Leaders Discuss Direct Mail Service

Direct mail service is being discussed, again, between U.S. and Cuban representatives.

09/16/2013

American Alan Gross (center) has been jailed in Cuba since 2009. It is believed this photo is the first allowed by Cuban authorities to be taken of Gross. (Source: Adela Dworin)

American Prisoner In Cuba Settles Lawsuit Against Md. Company

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.

CBS Miami–05/17/2013

Source: CBS4) Alan Phillip Gross

Cuban Court Dashes Hopes For Gross Release

Cuba’s “Supreme People’s Court” has rejected a plea by a Maryland man to have his sentence reduced or eliminated, after he was convicted of violating Cuban law by bringing satellite and communication equipment into the country illegally.

CBS4–08/05/2011

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U.S. Contractor Convicted In Cuba

U.S. contractor Alan Gross was found guilty of crimes against the state by a Cuban court Saturday afternoon. He was immediately sentenced to 15 years in prison by the court.

CBS4–03/12/2011