Cuba: Alan Gross on hunger strike

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Very bad news: Alan P. Gross, the American who’s been in prison for over four years, has started a hunger strike. Gross, 63, had already lost over 100lbs and has a large lump growing on his back, which under the “excellent free healthcare” Cubans endure are considered “chronic illnesses that are typical of his age.” He said in a statement (h/t Babalu) that he was frustrated by the continued lack of effort by the U.S. government to orchestrate his release. . . .

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