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The Cases of Alan Gross and the Cuban Five

In her April 14 piece in the The Washington Post, Judith Gross calls on the Cuban Government to allow her husband Alan, now a prisoner in Cuba convicted of actions “to destabilize Cuba’s constitutional order,” to return to the United … Continue reading

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At Some Point Normal Relations

In January, I had the opportunity to interview René González, the only member of the Cuban Five out on parole.  When most Americans hear some reference to “The Cuban Five,” it more than likely brings up an image of a … Continue reading

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The Cases of Alan Gross and the Cuban Five

By Salim Lamrani, with contributions from Wayne Smith The way may be opening for increased U.S.-Cuban ties. The United States has removed all restrictions on Cuban-American travel from the U.S. to Cuba and all limitations on Cuban-American remittances to families … Continue reading

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More Intrigue Regarding the Cuban Five

Stephen Kimber’s forthcoming book “ What Lies Across the Water?” is perhaps the most complete account of the Cuban Five I’ve yet read – and I came away from reading it with a  renewed sense of depression. No wonder! The … Continue reading

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