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Wife of American held hostage in Cuba optimistic after Obama reelection

Judy Gross, the wife of Alan Gross, the American aid worker who has been held hostage by the Castro dictatorship in Cuba for more than three years now, is feeling optimistic about his release now that Barack Obama has been reelected. It seems that the three years of appeasement, capitulations, visas, and billions of dollars in tourist revenue gifted to the Castro regime by the Obama administration with net zero results is suddenly about to pay off big time.

Right. Good luck with that.

Juan Tamayo in the Miami Herald:

Wife of imprisoned US contractor in Cuba says she has renewed hope of his release

The wife of Alan Gross, the U.S. government subcontractor jailed in Havana for the past three years, says she hopes that the reelection of President Barack Obama will open the door to a White House effort to free her husband.

“To be honest, I am losing some hope. After three years, it’s only natural,” said Judy Gross. “But I guess I have some renewed hope, now that the elections are over, that the White House can get involved in getting Alan out of Cuba.

Gross’ detention in Havana since Dec. 3, 2009 has become the key roadblock in Obama administration hopes of improving relations with Havana on issues such as migration, drug smuggling and possible maritime oil spills.

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1 comment to Wife of American held hostage in Cuba optimistic after Obama reelection

  • asombra

    She's just hoping Obama can now do the damn swap, because he definitely won't do anything else except what he's been doing the last three years.