Cuba Frees Catholic Dissident Ferrer


By BosNewsLife Americas Service

HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Prominent Catholic dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer was free Monday, August 6, after he was detained for some 36 hours in Cuba's eastern city of Holguin.

Cuba Releasing “Hundreds” Of Dissidents As Pope leaves Cuba


By BosNewsLife Americas Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and reports from Cuba

Pope Benedict XVI attracted huge crowds during visit in Cuba.HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- As Pope Benedict XVI was leaving Cuba, "hundreds of dissidents", including devoted Christians, were released after spending the week in prison or under house arrest to stop them from attending any religious activities surrounding his visit, rights activists confirmed Friday, March 30.

NEWS ALERT: Cuba Pastor Banned From Preaching After Prison Release


By BosNewsLife Americas Service

HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Cuba has released an evangelical pastor from a six-and-a-half year prison sentence under condition that he does not preach and remains confined to his home city of Camaguey, representatives said Monday, March 28.

NEWS ALERT: Cuban Pastors Detained After Distributing American Aid


By BosNewsLife News Center

HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Two Cuban Baptist leaders are detained in Cuba on charges of “illicit financial activity,” after distributing financial aid from American Christians to needy churches in the island's Guantanamo province, an international advocacy group said Monday, October 19.