The fight to free a Maryland man imprisoned in Cuba gets some big support from hundreds of rabbis from around the nation—including some right here in Baltimore.
Losing hope. A Maryland man imprisoned in Cuba says he can no longer fight. Family members say Alan Gross has said goodbye to them as he plans to take his own life in prison. Now calls for his release are growing louder.
A dire warning from Havana, Cuba. Alan Gross, a U.S. contractor accused of spying, says he will take his own life if he’s not released from prison. He’s served five years of a 15-year sentence.
The mother of an American serving a prison sentence in Cuba for covertly setting up Internet access there has died, and it seems doubtful her son will be allowed to return for her funeral despite the urging of U.S. officials.
The exchange of five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo for a U.S. Army soldier held captive in Afghanistan could set a precedent for a similar swap with Cuba, a Cuban intelligence agent who spent years imprisoned in the United States said Monday.
Fighting to free a Maryland man imprisoned in Cuba. A group of US lawmakers has just returned from a face-to-face meeting with prisoner Alan Gross in his Cuban jail.
Four U.S. House members have met with an American government subcontractor who is serving a 15-year prison sentence in Cuba.
A Maryland man imprisoned in Cuba vows to get out. Alan Gross says he will leave the country this year whether he’s dead or alive.
An American who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years after illegally setting up Internet access on the island has suspended his hunger strike after more than a week.
The Cuban government said Wednesday it is concerned about a jailed U.S. government subcontractor’s hunger strike, which he began last week to protest both Havana’s and Washington’s handling of his case.
Fireworks erupted on Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon as a senator lashed out at the government for failing to secure the release of a Marylander imprisoned in Cuba. WJZ has covered Alan Gross’ nightmare since he was taken into custody more than four years ago.
An American man who is marking four years in prison in Cuba has written a letter to President Barack Obama asking the president to get personally involved in securing his release.