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.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson ended a four-day visit to Cuba on Monday without getting to visit a U.S. government development subcontractor from Maryland who is serving a 15-year sentence.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by an American imprisoned in Cuba against the U.S. government, for whom he was working when he was arrested.
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.
A senator just back from Cuba says it will require “give and take on both sides” and “quiet negotiation” to secure the release of an American man imprisoned in Cuba.
New developments in the ongoing efforts to free a Maryland man from a Cuban prison. Members of Congress returned after meeting with Alan Gross and Cuban President Raul Castro.
U.S. lawmakers confirmed on Wednesday that they visited an American man whose detention and long sentence in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve ties between the countries, but they gave no details on his condition or what was said.
U.S. lawmakers met with President Raul Castro and other senior Cuban officials Tuesday and were told they would be given access to an American imprisoned in Havana. The State Department said the legislators would push for his release.
A Maryland-based company and the U.S. government are asking a judge to dismiss a $60 million lawsuit filed by an American imprisoned in Cuba that accuses both of failing to adequately prepare him for work in that country.
A United Nations group is calling on the Cuban government to release an American who has been held in the country for more than three years, saying his detention is arbitrary.
Three years in a Cuban prison cell, and there’s new momentum to find the key to unlock it and free Alan Gross. He’s the Maryland man who was seized while on a development mission to Cuba.
Cuba accused the United States of lying about the health and conditions of confinement of a jailed American government subcontractor, and pushed back Wednesday against claims by the man’s family that his 15-year sentence is arbitrary and a violation of his human rights.