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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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Man Charged In D.C. Slaying Resumes Hunger Strike

A German-born man charged with killing his socialite wife in their Georgetown home has resumed his hunger strike.

08/23/2012

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Hunger Strike For D.C. Rights Faces Long Odds

One week into their hunger strike for District of Columbia voting rights in Congress, Joe Gray and Kelly Mears have lost 20 pounds each.

12/15/2011

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