Alan Gross

Supporters hold signs to call on bringing home of U.S. citizen Alan Gross who is currently being held in a Cuban prison, during a rally at the Lafayette Park outside the White House on Dec. 3, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Alan Gross ‘Plans To End His Life In An Effort To End This Agony’

The wife and lawyer of Alan Gross, a U.S. government subcontractor serving a 15-year prison sentence in Cuba, said Wednesday they fear for his life even more after his mother’s death from cancer last week.

06/25/2014

Supporters rally on behalf of imprisoned U.S. citizen Alan Gross, calling for President Barack Obama to help free Gross, who has been in a Cuban prison for 4 years, during a rally in Lafayette Park December 3, 2013, across the street from the White House, in Washington, D.C. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mother of Maryland Worker Imprisoned in Cuba Dies

The mother of an American who was imprisoned in Cuba while working to set up Internet access there has died.

06/18/2014

Jani Bergdahl makes a statement about the release of her son Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl as her husband Bob Bergdahl and President Barack Obama listen on May 31, 2014 in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: J.H. Owen-Pool/Getty Images)

Cuban Intel Agent: Bergdahl Deal Could Set Precedent For Similar Swap With Cuba

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

Supporters rally on behalf of imprisioned U.S. citizen Alan Gross, calling for President Barack Obama to help free Gross, who has been in a Cuban prison for four years, during a December rally in Lafayette Park in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Maryland 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

Supporters rally on behalf of imprisoned U.S. citizen Alan Gross, calling for President Barack Obama to help free Gross, who has been in a Cuban prison for 4 years, during a rally in Lafayette Park December 3, 2013, across the street from the White House, in Washington, D.C. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Maryland Man Imprisoned In Cuba For More Than 4 Years On Hunger Strike

An American man who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years is on a hunger strike, according to a statement released by his lawyer Tuesday.

04/08/2014

Supporters rally across the street from the White House on behalf of imprisoned U.S. citizen Alan Gross, calling for President Barack Obama to help free the Maryland man, who has been in a Cuban prison for 4 years. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

‘I Fear That My Government Has Abandoned Me’: American Prisoner In Cuba Writes Letter To Obama

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

File photo of Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla. (credit: JOSE CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Rep: Obama Administration Making ‘Concession After Concession’ For Castro Regime

The United States and Cuba have agreed to resume bilateral talks on migration issues next month, a State Department official said Wednesday, the latest evidence of a thaw in chilly relations between the Cold War enemies.

06/20/2013

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Cuban Prisoner Settles Lawsuit Against Md. Company

An American imprisoned in Cuba has settled a lawsuit against the Maryland-based company he was working for when he was arrested.

05/16/2013

File photo of the interior of a prison (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Congressman Visits Maryland Man Imprisoned in Cuba

An American man whose imprisonment in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve ties between the countries wants to come home.

02/21/2013

File photo of Sen. Patrick Leahy. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

US Lawmakers Meet With Jailed American In Cuba

US lawmakers have confirmed they visited Alan Gross, an American man whose detention in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve relations between the countries.

02/20/2013

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