Alan Gross approaches anniversary of his imprisonment
In a few days, Alan Gross will celebrate an anniversary that he should had never had to celebrate: one year of his detainment and imprisonment by the Castro regime. After months of negotiations and pleas from his wife and cancer-stricken daughter, the Cuban government refuses to give up Gross without something in return. As his wife Judy Gross puts it, Alan is not a prisoner, "he is a hostage."
Alan Gross is in a Cuban prison, held by the Cuban dictatorship, awaiting charges to be leveled against him by the Castro regime. He could be free tomorrow if the Castro tyranny wanted it, yet there are some, like "Cuba Expert" John McAuliff, who believe the U.S. is the problem: