A Look at the Three Cubans Freed as Part of the Alan Gross Deal

December 17, 2014 9:58 PM

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A Look at the Three Cubans Freed as Part of the Alan Gross Deal

The United States is releasing three Cuban agents who have been held in the United States for 16 years on controversial grounds as part of the agreement in the release of Alan Gross, a 65-year old government contractor who left Cuba this morning after five years in prison.

A senior U.S. official said today that the prisoner transfer came up during a phone conversation Tuesday between President Obama and Cuba’s current president, Fidel’s brother Raul.

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