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News Cuba » Religion: Trump denounces Cuban, Venezuelan repression, religious oppression in world

News channel or source: https://www.efe.com/efe/english/portada/trump-denounces-cuban-venezuelan-repression-religious-oppression-in-world/50000260-3518401
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

President Donald Trump (C) accepts applause from Illinois Rep. Randy Hultgren (R) and his wife Christy as he arrives for the National Prayer Breakfast, in Washington, DC., Feb. 8, 2018. EPA-EFE/MIKE THEILER / POOL President Donald Trump (R) embraces US ...

News Cuba » Religion: Mark Cuban ’embarrassed’ by allegations of ‘corrosive’ Mavericks workplace culture

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2018/02/21/mark-cuban-embarrassed-by-allegations-of-corrosive-mavericks-workplace-culture/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Pittman was described as espousing “overt social and religious leanings” that had “a chilling effect on the willingness to approach him with sensitive workplace issues.” Cuban told ESPN on Wednesday that he took sole responsibility for and ...

News Cuba » Religion: From Hip-Hop to Jazz to Reggae, Here Are the Cuban Artists You Should Be Listening to Today

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/from-hip-hop-to-jazz-to-reggae-here-are-the-cuban-artists-you-should-be-listening-to-today/ar-BBJbyT4
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Her mouth blooms a litany of ethereal chants, a sacred devotion as impeccable as her white ensembles against her molasses skin—traditional garb in the Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria. She moves in the world the way she moves on any stage: swaying hips ...

News Cuba » Religion: Trump denounces religious oppression in Venezuela, Cuba

News channel or source: http://indianexpress.com/article/world/trump-denounces-religious-oppression-in-venezuela-cuba/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

US President Donald Trump on Thursday once again denounced the “repressive regimes” of Cuba, Venezuela, Iran and North Korea and said that his administration is on the side of all those people around the world suffering “persecution” because of ...

News Cuba » Religion: Trump denounces religious oppression in world

News channel or source: http://morungexpress.com/trump-denounces-religious-oppression-world/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Trump delivered his remarks at the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, an event that traditionally blends politics and religion, Efe reported. Although Trump often cites Cuba and Venezuela among the world’s main violators of human rights ...

News Cuba » Religion: Cultural Pressure vs. Religious Liberty

News channel or source: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/geneveith/2018/02/cultural-pressure-vs-religious-liberty/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

(The exception is Communist countries–China, North Korea, Cuba–which do persecute religious people as a matter of law and policy.) Not that American Christians are suffering on that scale, but we may have mobs of a different kind, trying to suppress ...

News Cuba » Religion: African religions in the New World

News channel or source: http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20180218/african-religions-in-new-world?rssfeed=true
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

African-American religions are widespread, diverse and regional. The Santería of Cuba was originally quite different from the Umbanda of Brazil, or the Voodoo of Haiti. Furthermore, Louisianan Voodoo can be quite distinct from Dominican or Haitian Voodoo.

News Cuba » Religion: Christian rights activist in Cuba arrested after his Bibles are confiscated

News channel or source: http://www.christiandaily.com/article/christian-rights-activist-in-cuba-arrested-after-his-bibles-are-confiscated/61932.htm
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

They are faithful followers of the evil example of their god." The Cuban regime is oppressive toward people who subscribe to organized religion. Cuban Christians are especially vulnerable, as the government has launched a nationwide crackdown against ...

News Cuba » Religion: Trump defends religious liberty at home and abroad at National Prayer Breakfast

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-defends-religious-liberty-home-abroad-national-prayer/story?id=52928144
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

We know that millions of people in Iran, Cuba, Venezuela and North Korea and other countries suffer under repressive and brutal regimes. America stands with all people suffering oppression and religious persecution," Trump said. Trump’s solemn speech ...

News Cuba » Religion: Is it safe to travel to Cuba after mysterious ‘sonic weapon’ attacks?

News channel or source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/is-it-safe-to-travel-to-cuba-after-mysterious-sonic-weapon-attacks-2017-10-12
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

To visit, tourists still have to fall under one of 12 approved categories, which include religious activities, humanitarian projects and journalistic activities. Many people choose another reason,” support for the Cuban people,” a broad category that ...