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  6/15/2012, Sivan 25, 5772

US Calls on Cuba to Release Alan Gross

The United States called on Cuba, Thursday, to release imprisoned Jewish-American contractor Alan Gross.

Spokeswoman Victoria Nuland of the State Department said that Gross's health is getting worse and he cannot walk. She added that the U.S. government is urging authorities in Havana to relay information on Gross's health to his family.