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Md. Man Imprisoned In Cuba Ends Hunger Strike

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.

04/11/2014

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Cuba ‘Concerned’ Over American’s Hunger Strike

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.

04/09/2014

Alan Gross

Maryland Man Imprisoned In Cuba Since 2009 Begins Hunger Strike

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.

04/08/2014

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Md. Man Marks 4 Years In Cuban Prison, Writes Letter Urging Obama To Secure His Release

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.

12/03/2013

Alan Gross

Jesse Jackson Ends Cuba Trip Without Meeting With Alan Gross

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.

10/01/2013

Alan Gross

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. By Md. Prisoner Held In Cuba

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.

05/29/2013

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American Prisoner Being Held 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.

05/16/2013

Alan Gross

Senator: `Give And Take’ Needed To Free Md. Prisoner In Cuba

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.

02/24/2013

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Md. Lawmaker Visits American 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.

02/21/2013

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U.S. Lawmakers Meet With Alan Gross In Cuban Prison

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.

02/20/2013

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U.S. Lawmakers Meet Raul Castro In Cuba About Jailed Marylander

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.

02/19/2013

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Guantanamo Judge Allows Testimony About Torture

Lawyers for the Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of orchestrating the deadly attack on the USS Cole are presenting expert testimony at a pretrial hearing on how to conduct a mental examination of a torture victim.

02/05/2013

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