Oscar López Rivera demands that US brigades leave Puerto Rico Source: Metro.Pr / The Dawn News / January 7, 2018 Puerto Rican activist Oscar López Rivera has demanded the US to stop intervening in the island and remove the workers sent after Hurricane Maria. López Rivera, who was a political […]
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By: Ashoka Jegroo / Source: Truthout / The Dawn News / June 13, 2017 In a modern-day manifestation of the old colonial divide-and-rule tactic, corporations and New York City politicians, including the mayor, were recently caught trying to engage in backdoor deals to divide the city’s Puerto Rican community over […]
By: Kassandra Laracuente / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / January 25, 2017 Rafael Cancel Miranda knows more or less what Oscar López Rivera might go through upon arriving to Puerto Rico. Like Oscar, Rafael was imprisoned for his defense of the Boricua nation against the colonial regime. […]
There is also a campaign to collect 100,000 signatures by December 11—as of yesterday it had 83,000. Washington – Governor-elect Ricardo Rosselló wrote to President Barack Obama to officially support the petition for clemency for Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera. By: José A. Delgado / Source: El Nuevo […]
By: Eduardo Villanueva / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / November 22, 2016 The struggle for the release of political prisoner Oscar López Rivera has reached a crucial point. And many, moved by ideological hatred, ignorance or falsehood, are spreading lies that have no basis on the record of the case. […]
Why Obama Lied to Lin-Manuel Miranda. An Interview with Puerto Rican Congressman Luis Gutiérrez + Calling to Demonstrate!
By: Cándida Cotto / Source: Claridad / The Dawn News / September 2, 2016. Two and a half months ago, asked by award-winning playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda about imprisoned Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar López Rivera – whose only crime, according to Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, is “conspiracy to free […]