Continued Detention of Alan Gross
Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson
May 2, 2014
Today is Alan Gross’s 65th birthday. Instead of celebrating it with his family where he belongs, Mr. Gross remains in a Cuban prison — where he has been held for more than four years. We remain deeply concerned about Mr. Gross’s well-being and again call on the Government of Cuba to release him and allow him to be reunited with his family. His detention remains an impediment to more constructive relations between Cuba and the United States.