Cuba: U.S. government requests contractor to be release, deteriorating health

Posted on December 3, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Cuba, TRAVEL, United States

The US government has renewed its call on Cuba to release an American contractor jailed for crimes against the state, fearing the effect of a fourth year in prison on his deteriorating health.
Coinciding with the third anniversary of his detention by authorities in the Caribbean island, the State Department released a statement Monday urging that Alan Gross be returned home on humanitarian grounds, noting that his 90-year-old mother was “gravely ill” Read Article

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