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Aijalon Gomes

U.S. Citizen Detained In North Korea

AP | Posted 06.13.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government on Tuesday called for North Korea to release an American citizen reportedly detained there several months ago. Stat...

American Imprisoned In North Korea Comes Home

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOSTON — An American held captive for seven months in North Korea stepped off a plane in his hometown Friday, looking thin but joyful as he hugg...

Jimmy Carter Wins Amnesty For American Held In North Korea

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOSTON — An American who was imprisoned in North Korea for illegally crossing the border has a gentle spirit but is also a person of conviction ...

Jimmy Carter Lobbies North Korea For Release Of Jailed American

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter flew out of North Korea on a private jet Friday after securing a special pardon for an A...

Aijalon Mahli Gomes, Boston Man, Gets 8 Years' Hard Labor In North Korea

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea sentenced a Boston man to eight years of hard labor and ordered him to pay a $700,000 fine for crossing into th...

North Korea Will Put Aijalon Mahli Gomes, Detained American, On Trial

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Monday that it will put an American on trial for entering the communist country illegally. State-run medi...