"Why am I still here? With the utmost respect, Mr. President, I fear that my government – the very government I was serving when I began this nightmare – has abandoned me,” Alan Gross wrote in a letter to Obama."
Interesting text, considering that Gross and the U.S. have both told Cuba Gross was not on official business for the U.S.
Alan Gross has been in jail for a considerable time, for taking "communication devices" in for Cuba's jewish citizens. He reported them on his customs form, and reported that he was taking them in.
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