Cuba Evangelical Pastor Sentenced To Six Years Imprisonment

By BosNewsLife News Center pastorHAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- There was international concern Tuesday, July 14, over the detention of a Cuban Evangelical pastor, after news emerged he has been sentenced to six years in prison on charges that include "counter-revolutionary conduct and attitudes" as part of what rights investigators called “mounting state hostility towards religious groups."

NEWS WATCH: Future Gitmo Prisoners Unclear Despite Obama’s Plans

By BosNewsLife Special Correspondent Rodney Drinnen reporting from the United States and Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent at BosNewsLife News Center 060303_guantanamo_vmed_4pwidecWASHINGTON D.C., USA (BosNewsLife) -- The future of hundreds of detainees in the United States prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, remained unclear Wednesday, January 28, despite President Barack Obama's promise to close the controversial facility for terrorism suspects.

BREAKING NEWS: Cuba Prominent Church Leader On Trial

By BosNewsLife News Center fidel-castroHAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- A prominent evangelical church leader in Cuba will be put on trial next week and is facing a one-year prison sentence as part of what his supporters call "a government campaign to silence and discredit him," because of his refusal to work with the state-backed church organization, a Christian advocacy group confirmed Saturday, December 27.