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Injustice on Both Sides of Cuba

April 14, 2010
Jacob G. Hornberger

The case of Alan Gross has U.S. officials stymied. He’s the U.S. Agency for International Development subcontractor who the Cubans have jailed for allegedly violating Cuban laws against subversion. Gross was apparently caught giving cell phones to Cubans, in violation of a Cuban law that prohibits receipt of U.S. government aid.

Gross has been jailed since December 3, but U.S. officials aren’t in a position to make too big a stink about it. After all, Cuba’s judicial system is based on the same principles as those of the U.S. government on its side of the island.

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