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Not Embittered, Former Prisoner Gross Says He'd Return to Cuba

December 3, 2009, was to be Alan Gross’ last night in Cuba, until he heard loud banging at his hotel room door.   Arrested by the Cuban government, he said he was found guilty 14 months later of being a threat to the integrity of the state and was sentenced to 15 years in maximum security. Gross, who spoke Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, insists he had been contracted to develop a pilot project in three different Cuban communities to establish broadband Internet...

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