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Stan Jeter


CBN News Senior Poducer Stan Jeter specializes in Christian news and Latin American coverage.  He has lived and worked for many years in South and Central America, most recently developing the Spanish Christian news program, Mundo Cristiano

Stan was the founding producer for Christian World News and creator of the Global News Alliance.

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My Stories

Monday, July 27, 2015

Photo Studio Captures Cuban Church's Revival

A successful photographic studio in the capital of Cuba is offering unexpected support to the nation's Christian community.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Party Time! Remote Tribe Gets Bible in Their Language

What happens when a remote tribal group receives God's word in their own language for the very first time?

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Obama Moves to Normalize Relations with Cuba

In a televised White House statement, President Barack Obama announced steps to re-establish a U.S. embassy in Havana, restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba broken in 1961.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Alan Gross after Cuba Release: 'This Is the Best Hannukkah'

After serving five years of 15-year sentence in Cuba, U.S. contractor Alan Gross landed in Maryland today, a free man.

Friday, December 05, 2014

Cuban Family Giving Children a 'Vision of Eden'

The Cuban government lost its major patron when the Soviet Union collapsed in the early 1990s. Ordinary Cubans began to suffer shortages of food and other supplies for their homes. 

Friday, December 05, 2014

Cuban Family Giving Children a 'Vision of Eden'

The Cuban government lost its major patron when the Soviet Union collapsed in the early 1990s, triggering food shortages. But one Havana family managed to turn crisis into an opportunity. 

Monday, October 13, 2014

Pastor Urges Church to 'Be the Message' to Liberia

The pastor of a Houston mega-church sent his congregation packing this Sunday -- literally. 

Friday, September 26, 2014

Costa Ricans Celebrate 'Day of the Bible'

Colorful parades and festivities throughout Mexico and Central America marked the region's Independence Day celebrations this September.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Convert, Pay or Die: Iraq Christians Flee Islamists

The extremist Islamic State has cleansed Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, of virtually all Christians.

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Faith Helped Goalie Tim Howard Deal with Tourette's

Team USA's brilliant goal defense at the World Cup in Brazil has turned goalie Tim Howard into a social media sensation.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Honduras Police Combat Crime with Prayer

Gang members recently took the life of a pastor in northern Honduras for not paying what they call a "protection tax."

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Exhibit Exposes Cuba's Communist Generation to Bible

Cubans recently flocked to a biblical exhibit by the thousands, curious about a book that had long been suppressed in the communist nation.

Friday, October 11, 2013

'Gospel Tribe' Brings Light to the 'Devil's' Island

The Mediterranean island of Mallorca is known as the place where visitors do everything they're ashamed to do at home. But the 'Gospel Tribe' is determined to change that through prayer.

Friday, July 26, 2013

Can a Nation Be Saved in a Day? Honduras Says, 'Yes'

Can a nation be saved in a day? Thousands of American missionaries joined with Latin American believers to prove this prophecy of the prophet Isaiah in the Old Testament.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Walk by Faith: Sightless Woman Leads Blind School

A brave Palestinian Christian is giving new meaning to the proverb of "the blind leading the blind."

Friday, February 08, 2013

Persecution on the Rise for Christians in Eastern Europe

Citizens of the former Soviet Union are facing growing restrictions on their religious freedom, like fining and arresting leaders and destroying church property.

Friday, December 21, 2012

CBN Hosts Christmas in Dangerous Peruvian Prison

For the children of prisoners in Lima, Peru, it was an unforgettable day when volunteers from a local church brought a breath of fresh air to their sad and depressing world.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Pokomchi People Rejoice over New Testament

Northern Guatemala is a dangerous area where the Zeta drug cartel fights for control. The long-suffering indigenous Pokomchi population is often caught in the middle.

Monday, September 03, 2012

Spanish Jews Immigrate to Israel

Thousands of Sephardites, descendants of Jews in Spain and Portugal, fled in 1492, after a royal decree ordered them to convert to Christianity or face imprisonment, torture and execution.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Latin American Pastors Pass Torch to Young Leaders

A new generation of leaders is taking over in Latin America, but can they sustain the same high level of growth?

Monday, July 02, 2012

Paralyzed Steve Saint Undergoing Painful Therapy

Steve Saint, who suffered a paralyzing injury while testing new equipment for the mission field, is undergoing intense, painful therapy to restore the use of his hands and feet.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Christian Campaigns Give Indians 'Power to Change'

Advertisements in major cities from Asia to the Middle East are introducing millions of people to a life-changing message about Christ.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Prison Fire Takes Emotional Toll on Inmates

The International Court on Human Relations is investigating overcrowded prisons in Honduras after a tragic fire claimed the lives of 361 inmates last February.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Mexico Christians Promote Freedom at 'Glory March'

For the 50th consecutive year, thousands of Christians took to the streets of Mexico City to celebrate Resurrection Sunday.

Friday, March 23, 2012

'Miracle Village' a Refuge for Haiti Quake Survivors

Many amputees and other victims of Haiti's deadliest earthquake are finding new life in what used to be an orphanage.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Missionaries Reach Drug Infested Slums of Brazil

American missionary Eric Reese spends his days in the poverty and violence of Brazil's favelas, or slums.  And he's bringing light to some of the darkest areas.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Heavy Metal Church Rocks Out for Jesus

Just on the outskirts of Bogotá, Colombia, an unlikely ministry is spreading the gospel. It's a church that delivers sermons with a heavy metal beat.

Friday, January 27, 2012

Pope's Visit Dawn of a New Era in Cuba?

Pope John Paul II's 1998 visit improved relations between Cuba and the Catholic Church. But Pope Benedict's coming visit is already benefiting the island's Christians.

Friday, January 20, 2012

'Angels' Brave Violent Mexican City to Share Gospel

Mexico's Ciudad Juarez is one of the most violent cities in the world. Recently, "angels" have been showing up to bring peace to these dangerous streets.

Friday, December 02, 2011

Christians Continue Decades-Long Mission to Save Korea

Missionary Joseph Davies died before he could fulfill his desire to spread the gospel in Korea.  But decades later, other Christians are continuing his mission.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Media Campaign Brings Faith Back to Finland

A month-long media campaign in Finland has sparked nationwide discussion on God and His power.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Summit: 'No Future for Christianity If Kids Not Reached'

The need for new tools and strategies to reach a new generation has drawn more than 1,000 leaders from 93 nations for the 4/14 Window Global Summit III.

Friday, September 02, 2011

With No Hands, Man Teaches Others to Farm

Bambay Sawaneh was a teenage farmer's son in Sierra Leone, Africa, when rebels attacked and left him for dead.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Costa Rican Slum Town Reformed by Church

When a neighborhood is so dangerous even the police won't go in, what can be done? That's the challenge one man faced when he moved to dangerous Costa Rican slum.

Friday, August 19, 2011

'Family' Orphanages Impacting Mexico Youth

Bill and Tammy Woods believe every orphan needs a loving family, so the couple set up their Beacon of Hope orphanage in southen Mexico like a home.

Friday, July 01, 2011

Haiti Revival: Quake Survivors Inspired by TV Show

As thousands of Haitians struggle to rebuild their lives, a unique television program is giving them a sense of hope.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Haiti Amputees Find Strength Through Sports

The Amputee Soccer Team in Port au Prince, Haiti, is unique.  Each player is among an estimated 60,000 earthquake amputees in the country.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Cubans Learning the Value of Free Market Economy

Cuba's Raul Castro has promised to institute economic reforms for Cuba. In response, some churches are moving to help their members start their own businesses.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Specialist Launches 'Death to Suicide' in Japan

Even before recent earthquake and tsunami disasters, Japan had the second-highest rate of suicide among industrialized nations.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Chilean Miner Shares Testimony with the World

The miners have since become celebrities, but one in particular felt the world needed to hear his story.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Evangelist Palau Spreads 'Love' in Uganda

In the African nation of Uganda, one of the next generation of evangelists is impacting a new generation of Africans.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Shoeshine Boys Find Confidence in Christ

According to a recent census there are 3,600 shoeshine boys in La Paz, the capital of Bolivia.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Colombia Ordinance Could Force Church Closures

Evangelical leaders in Bogotá say they've been unfairly targeted by a new city ordinance enforcing building updates -- and that it could lead to church closings.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Cuba's 'Medical Brigades' Ambassadors for Castro

The Cuban government sends doctors all over the world to provide free medical care.  These doctors help prop up the Castro regime back home.

Friday, August 27, 2010

'Daughters of Cambodia' Leave Sex Trade for Christ

In Cambodia, 90 percent of prostitutes are sold into the sex industry by their parents, but missionary Ruth Elliott is determined to provide a way out for the victims.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Leading Thais to Christ One Goal at a Time

Adriano de Araujo was a soccer player in Brazil when an injury ended his career. Now, he spends his time helping kids in Thailand with their soccer skills and more.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Church Helps in Release of Cuban Political Prisoner

A paralyzed man who was once a political prisoner in Cuba is now back home with his family thanks to the Catholic Church.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Soccer Leads South African Kids to Christ

One ministry has been using the sport to reach children with the transforming power of the Gospel.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

China Benefits from Oil Deals with Iraq

China has quickly become the dominant foreign player in Iraq's oil industry.

Friday, June 04, 2010

Christian Police Transform Community Through God

Christian police in Sao Paulo, Brazil have changed their communities through the power of prayer.

Friday, June 04, 2010

Guatemala Recovers from Tropical Storm Agatha

Under torrents of rain, rivers overflowed, bridges collapsed, and thousands were driven out of their homes as the storm passed by.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Radio Station Blesses El Salvador Inmates

Radio Esperanza, or Radio Hope, is the first closed-circuit radio station in Central America operating within a prison.

Friday, April 30, 2010

Teacher Helps Meet Needs of Costa Ricans

Many groups and individuals have come to Talamanca to help the people meet their tremendous needs.

Friday, April 23, 2010

Missionary Uses Witty Inventions to Share Gospel

Steve Saint invented the flying dune buggy, an all-terrain vehicle that can drive on freeways or, when needed, take to the sky-ways.

Friday, April 16, 2010

Cuban Baptists Celebrate 100+ Years of Ministry

In spite of limitations under the Castro government, they're committed to continue planting new churches.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Ministry Translates Bible Stories in Sign Language

A Christian ministry is recording key Bible stories in the sign language of every African country.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Expelled Christian Workers Worry for Orphans

The expelled Village of Hope workers are concerned that no one will care for the needs of their orphans, including one with cerebral palsy.

Friday, March 05, 2010

Churches Help Quake Torn Chile Rebuild

With the help of its churches, an earthquake-torn Chile is now beginning the process of picking up the pieces of their tattered lives.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Costa Ricans Show Support of Christian Values

Costa Rican voters recently elected a president and congressmen who all say they are for upholding traditional Christian values in the country.

Friday, February 05, 2010

Massive Flooding Cripples Southern Peru

The Peruvian government has airlifted 3,900 villagers and tourists from a tourist destination in southern Peru after they were stranded after a week of torrential rains and mudslides.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Missionaries Offer Hope to Bolivia's Needy Kids

With Christmas approaching, Bolivia's street kids have set up a symbol of hope right where they work - in the middle of traffic.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Honduras Election Sign of Democracy at Work

For months, two competing presidents have created conflict in Honduras. But the country's voters may finally have brought an end to the crisis.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Bible Translators Bring God's Word in Native Tongues

There are still more than 2,200 people groups without a Bible in their own language, according to Wycliffe Bible translators.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Churches Work to Rebuild El Salvador Flood Zone

The Central American nation of El Salvador is struggling to recover after massive flooding caused by Hurricane Ida.

Friday, October 23, 2009

'School Motivators' Help German Students Cope

A church-run program is helping high school students cope with the stress of exams and school life.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Galapagos Islands Turning From Evolution Roots

The Galapagos Islands are known for their connection to Darwin and his theory for evolution, but missionaries are now spreading God's word there.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Japan's 'Live-to-Work' View Drives Families Apart

Japan owes much of its economic prosperity to the relentless work of its people. They not only work hard, they've learned to prefer their company's welfare over their personal needs.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Leadership Debate Continues in Honduras

The crisis that began when President Manuel Zelaya was forced into exile six weeks ago continues to worsen.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Ministry Keeps 'Shoeshine Boys' Off Streets

When a Central American businessman decided to befriend a shoeshine boy, he had no idea how many people would benefit from his act of kindness.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

'Atheist Bus' Ad Challenged by 'Christian Bus' Ad

Atheists in Germany recently made a bus tour of several cities, advertising their belief that God doesn't exit. However, a group of German Christians decided to counter their message.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Season of Service Brings Hope to Portland Youth

Volunteers turned out by the hundreds on a recent weekend in Portland, Ore. to give one of the city's oldest high schools a thorough facelift.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Scotland Revival: Churches Call Young to Christ

Young people are being called back to Christ in Scotland as 100 churches gathered for evangelism.

Friday, June 12, 2009

How Missionaries Changed Chiapas, Mexico

Christians in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, have seen more than their share of persecution.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

OAS Leaders Vote to Lift Ban on Cuba

Communist Cuba could be re-admitted into the Organization of American States, a move the U.S. favors.

Friday, May 15, 2009

How Flight Changed the Missionary Field

Whether they're delivering New Testaments or transporting missionaries, airplanes have been crucial to the work of spreading the gospel

Friday, May 08, 2009

El Salvador Moves Against Gay Marriage

The definition of marriage as the union of a man a woman will soon be added to the constitution of El Salvador.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Compassion Fights Disease in Bolivia

In the South American nation of Bolivia, a deadly disease is spreading through mosquito bites.