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Wife Says Md. Man Jailed In Cuba Threatening To Kill Himself

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.

06/25/2014

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Lawyer Says Alan Gross ‘Plans To End His Life’

The wife and lawyer of a U.S. government subcontractor imprisoned in Cuba say they fear for his life after his mother’s death from cancer last week.

06/25/2014

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Mother Of American Worker Imprisoned In Cuba Dies

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.

06/18/2014

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Cuba Agent: U.S.-Taliban Prisoner Swap A Precedent

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.

06/02/2014

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

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.

05/06/2014

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Md. Man Held In Cuban Prison Says He Will Leave This Year– Dead Or Alive

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.

04/24/2014

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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

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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

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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

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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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