Obama Administration Leaves Captured Americans Behind

Last week, an appeals “court” in Cuba rejected the request of an American citizen, Alan Gross, to be freed from the 15-year sentence he was given in March of this year after being convicted of subversion. The 61-year-old Gross, a tourist who worked as a subcontractor for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), was arrested in March of 2009 after bringing communications equipment to a small Jewish community on the communist island. The paranoid government sees these openings to the outside world as subversive and punishes them with prison terms long enough to be death sentences.

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