Cuba

Wife of Jailed U.S. Contractor in Cuba Hopes for His Release

Now that the election's over

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The wife of Alan Gross, the U.S. government subcontractor jailed in Havana for the past three years, says she hopes that the reelection of President Barack Obama will open the door to a White House effort to free her husband.

"To be honest, I am losing some hope. After three years, it's only natural," said Judy Gross. "But I guess I have some renewed hope, now that the elections are over, that the White House can get involved in getting Alan out of Cuba.