January 19, 2017

Oscar Lopez Rivera to Be Freed After 36 Years in US Prison

Puerto Rico's independence leader and longest held political prisoner in the U.S. from Latin America will be free.

The United States government announced Tuesday the release of Oscar Lopez Rivera, who has been imprisoned in the U.S. for 36 years for his struggle to free Puerto Rico from U.S. colonial rule. Read more.

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Barack Obama commutes sentence of Puerto Rican independence fighter Oscar L√≥pez Rivera - Independent

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