NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade Loses Sponsors, Police For Oscar López Rivera Honors
The parade’s board named the recently-freed Puerto Rican nationalist and FALN member as its ”Procer de la Libertad,” or National Freedom Hero.
After 36 Years Behind Bars, Oscar López Rivera is Still Committed to Puerto Rican Independence
The longtime political prisoner and former Fuerzas Armadas de Liberación Nacional member pledges to tour the island to “share ideas and promote unity” around Puerto Rican nationhood.
President Obama Commutes More Sentences, Twitter Says #FreeEmAll
Will the president use his last days in office to free all political prisoners?
Bernie Sanders Calls For Release of Puerto Rican Political Prisoner, Debt Crisis Resolution
During his remarks at the University of Puerto Rico, the presidential candidate called Puerto Rico’s ongoing debt issues a “terrible human and economic crisis.”