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    Raúl Castro intensifica la ‘diplomacia de rehenes’

    Raúl Castro intensifica la ‘diplomacia de rehenes’ SOREN TRIFF | Boston | 4 de Marzo de 2017 – 09:17 CET. La ejecución extrajudicial del activista Hamell Santiago Maz Hernández es la señal escandalosa y brutal de que Raúl Castro activa la “diplomacia de rehenes” que pone la vida de un sector de la población en […] Continue reading

    Ha cambiado algo en Cuba?

    ¿Ha cambiado algo en Cuba? 31/07/2016@11:24:24 GMT+1 El 17 diciembre de 2014 el presidente norteamericano, Barack Obama, y el cubano, Raúl Castro, anunciaron la reanudación de las relaciones diplomáticas. En ese momento, la liberación del contratista Alan Gross y su intercambio por tres cubanos encarcelados por espionaje, hizo finalmente posible algo en lo que los […] Continue reading

    A Secretive Path to Raising U.S. Flag in Cuba

    A Secretive Path to Raising U.S. Flag in Cuba By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and PETER BAKERAUG. 13, 2015 WASHINGTON — Before the United States and Cuba could seal a historic diplomatic rapprochement brokered in 18 months of secret talks, they first had to hide a pregnancy. Late last year, when President Obama and President Raúl […] Continue reading

    Opositores denuncian ante fiscalía aumento de represión en Cuba

    Opositores denuncian ante fiscalía aumento de represión en Cuba Nora Gámez Torres ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com Varios disidentes cubanos presentaron una queja formal ante la Fiscalía General de la República para protestar contra detenciones violentas ocurridas recientemente y obtener un pronunciamiento oficial de esa instancia sobre el aumento de las detenciones arbitrarias en el país. Los opositores Berta […] Continue reading

    Spies, artificial insemination and the pope – how Cuba came in from the cold

    Spies, artificial insemination and the pope: how Cuba came in from the cold The restoration of US relations with the Castro regime is seen by many as a triumph for Barack Obama. The story of how it happened is extraordinary @RobertsDan Sunday 26 April 2015 11.00 BST Behind the faded doors of what once ranked […] Continue reading

    How a Cuban Spy and His Wife Came to Be Expectant Parents

    How a Cuban Spy and His Wife Came to Be Expectant Parents DEC. 22, 2014 It was no easy feat to get a vial of frozen sperm from Gerardo Hernández, a Cuban spy serving two life sentences in California, to Panama, where his wife, desperate to have a baby, was artificially inseminated. Yet the matter […] Continue reading

    El año que viene, Cuba será libre

    El año que viene, Cuba será libre Una visión personal sobre la represión y la disidencia durante este año que concluye Arnaldo M. Fernández, Broward | 18/12/2014 12:54 pm Alan Gross acaba de ser liberado y la profecía de Castro sobre “Los Cinco” terminó por cumplirse. La jugada del castrismo tardío —prender a Gross para […] Continue reading

    Alan Gross: Cuba Releases Him After Five Years in Prison

    Alan Gross: Cuba Releases Him After Five Years in Prison Dec 17, 2014, 8:48 AM ET By JIM AVILA and SERENA MARSHALL Senior National Correspondent Held for five years in Cuba, 65-year-old American contractor Alan Gross has been released from prison and is en route to U.S. soil, ABC News has learned exclusively. In a […] Continue reading

    U.S. ‘In Conversations’ About Releasing American From Cuban Prison, Obama Says

    U.S. ‘In Conversations’ About Releasing American From Cuban Prison, Obama Says Dec 10, 2014, 10:56 AM ET By JIM AVILA and SERENA MARSHALL Senior National Correspondent President Obama for the first time publicly acknowledged the U.S. is negotiating with Cuba for the release of American contractor Alan Gross through a “variety of channels.” In an […] Continue reading

    U.S. contractor Alan Gross marks 5 years jailed in Cuba, says he will die if not freed by May

    U.S. contractor Alan Gross marks 5 years jailed in Cuba, says he will die if not freed by May Published December 03, 2014 Fox News Latino AP HAVANA (AP) – Five years to the day after his arrest in Cuba on espionage charges, former U.S. contractor Alan Gross is threatening a hunger strike, refusing almost […] Continue reading

    To Cuba, for haute cuisine

    To Cuba, for haute cuisine UCSD-based think tank sponsors tour of Fidel’s food and politics By Matt Potter, Dec. 4, 2014 As rumors of an impending thaw in relations with Cuba make the rounds, some well-heeled tourists affiliated with a UCSD-related think tank had planned to set off this weekend on a seven-day, $6100-a-person haute […] Continue reading

    American in Cuban prison gives dire prediction as U.S. calls for his release

    American in Cuban prison gives dire prediction as U.S. calls for his release HAVANA — Five years to the day after his arrest in Cuba on espionage charges, former U.S. contractor Alan Gross is threatening a hunger strike, refusing almost all visitors and predicting he will die in prison if he isn’t freed by his […] Continue reading

    Esposa de Alan Gross hace dramático llamado a Obama, tras cinco años de su detención

    Esposa de Alan Gross hace dramático llamado a Obama, tras cinco años de su detención ALDO GAMBOA/AFP 12/03/2014 5:45 AM 12/03/2014 5:45 AM WASHINGTON La esposa de Alan Gross, un ciudadano estadounidense detenido en Cuba, formuló este miércoles un dramático llamado a que el presidente Barack Obama actúe para conseguir su liberación antes que sea […] Continue reading

    U.S. and Cuba Working On Solution to Free American Alan Gross From Cuban Jail

    U.S. and Cuba Working On Solution to Free American Alan Gross From Cuban Jail Dec 3, 2014, 12:04 AM ET By JIM AVILA and SERENA MARSHALL Senior National Correspondent Alan Gross is seen in this undated file photo. bringalanhome.com Today is the 5th anniversary of U.S. government contractor Alan Gross’s arrest for espionage in Cuba, […] Continue reading

    La próxima película de Spielberg, los espías y Gross

    La próxima película de Spielberg, los espías y Gross Alan Gross cumple el próximo 3 de diciembre cinco años de encarcelamiento en un hospital militar en Cuba Redacción CE, Madrid | 01/12/2014 12:21 pm No tiene tema cubano, pero la próxima película de Spielberg, que se filma actualmente en Alemania, seguramente saldrá a relucir en […] Continue reading

    Alan Gross losing hope after 5 years in Cuban prison

    Alan Gross losing hope after 5 years in Cuban prison BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM 11/30/2014 7:01 PM 12/01/2014 12:01 AM In this Dec. 3, 2013 file photo, supporters of Alan Gross, on poster at left, mark his fourth year in a Cuban prison with a protest in Lafayette Park, across from the White House in […] Continue reading

    Alan Gross cumple cinco años en una cárcel cubana

    Alan Gross cumple cinco años en una cárcel cubana NORA GÁMEZ TORRES NGAMEZTORRES@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM 11/29/2014 11:35 PM 11/29/2014 11:59 PM El estadounidense Alan Gross cumple el próximo 3 de diciembre cinco años de encarcelamiento en una hospital militar en Cuba, tras ser condenado a 15 años de prisión “por actos contra la independencia o la integridad […] Continue reading

    American Jailed in Cuba – I Want to Go Home

    American Jailed in Cuba: I Want to Go Home Two U.S. senators got a rare two-hour meeting on Tuesday with a Maryland contractor imprisoned in Cuba who told them he wants to come home. Alan Gross, 65, has served four years of his 15-year sentence for allegedly bringing communications equipment into Cuba while working as […] Continue reading

    Alan Gross vivo o muerto – cuenta regresiva

    MIGUEL COSSÍO: Alan Gross vivo o muerto: cuenta regresiva 11/07/2014 2:00 PM 11/07/2014 11:41 PM El portazo de la Casa Blanca esta semana a The New York Times sobre el caso Alan Gross dejó algunas preguntas flotando: ¿murió o morirá vía eutanasia asistida la más reciente campaña orquestada en suelo estadounidense, a favor del levantamiento […] Continue reading

    Alan Gross: Trapped in a Cold War Tale

    Alan Gross: Trapped in a Cold War Tale / Ivan Garcia Posted on August 15, 2014 In the Zamora neighbourhood, next to the Carlos J. Finlay military hospital, in the Marianao Council area, in Eastern Havana, many of the neighbours don’t know anything about the background of Allan Gross, the US contractor, who is stuck […] Continue reading

    US contractor Alan Gross ‘may not survive’ Cuba jail term

    US contractor Alan Gross ‘may not survive’ Cuba jail term By Sarah Rainsford BBC News, Havana The lawyer of a US government contractor imprisoned in Cuba says he doesn’t know how long he will survive in prison. Alan Gross has served four years of a 15-year term for taking internet equipment to Cuba illegally. According […] Continue reading

    American imprisoned in Cuba says goodbye to family

    Posted on Monday, 08.04.14 American imprisoned in Cuba says goodbye to family BY JESSICA GRESKO ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A lawyer for an American who has spent more than four years imprisoned in Cuba said Monday that his client cannot take life in prison much longer and has said his goodbyes to his wife and […] Continue reading

    Alan Gross Deep in Depression

    Cuba: Alan Gross Deep in Depression July 30, 2014 Refuses to Receive Most Visitors in Cuba Wilfredo Cancio Isla (Café Fuerte) HAVANA TIMES — Alan Gross, the US citizen sentenced to 15 years in prison in Cuba, has lost the use of his right eye and refuses to receive most visitors owing to a profound […] Continue reading

    En profunda depresión, Alan Gross se niega a recibir visitas en la prisión en Cuba

    En profunda depresión, Alan Gross se niega a recibir visitas en la prisión en Cuba Posted on 29 julio, 2014 Por Wilfredo Cancio Isla El contratista estadounidense Alan Gross, condenado a 15 años de prisión en Cuba, ha perdido la visión de su ojo derecho y se niega a recibir a la mayoría de los […] Continue reading

    Alan Gross no descarta el suicidio, según su esposa

    Publicado el miércoles, 06.25.14 Alan Gross no descarta el suicidio, según su esposa ASSOCIATED PRESS LA HABANA — La esposa y el abogado de un subcontratista del gobierno estadounidense preso en Cuba dice que temen por su vida después que la madre de este falleció de cáncer la semana pasada. Judy Gross está en La […] Continue reading
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