Oscar López Rivera

Brown woman in black-and-white shirt and black pants stands next to grey, red, white, blue and green mural with green text on red brick wall

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.

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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.

U.S. President Barack Obama walks out of the White House before boarding Marine One and departing to Louisiana August 23, 2016, in Washington, DC. Obama will survey historic flooding that has damaged more almost 70,000 homes and killed at least 13 people.

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.”