Leaders at Biblica, the International Bible Society, say they hoped the return of a shipment of Spanish-language Bibles sent to Cuba would be resolved soon. In December 2016 the Cuban government turned away a vessel whose cargo included a shipment of 17,000 donated copies of Biblica’s Nueva Version International (NVI). Officials in the country have allowed distribution of an older Spanish translation that is less understandable for many present-day readers. Biblica has also previously shipped thousands of donated Spanish Bibles to Cuba and sponsored church training seminars.

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