American Jailed in Cuba Vows to Return “Dead or Alive”

An American subcontractor who was sentenced to 15 years in prison in Cuba has vowed to return to the United States within a year "dead or alive," his lawyer said on Wednesday. Alan Gross, 65, was arrested in 2009 while trying to establish an online network for Jews in Havana. He has served more than four years so far and went on a hunger strike earlier this month to protest inhumane treatment behind bars and to urge Washington to intervene.

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