Wife says Cuban dissident gets 3 years on assault charge

A Cuban dissident described by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience has been sentenced to three years in prison on an assault charge that his backers describe as fabricated, his wife said Monday. Eduardo Cardet, a physician who heads the Christian Liberation Movement, was found guilty of attacking a police officer, Cardet's wife, Yaimary Vecino, told The Associated Press on Monday. Vecino said Cardet was in his cell Monday afternoon when he was informed that he had received the...