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Rene Pérez for NYC May 30 March & Rally to Free Oscar López

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A TRIBUTE TO ISABELITA ROSADO MORALES AT HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE

By Ana M. López On March 11, 2015, a celebration of International Women’s History Month honored the life and legacy of Isabelita Rosado Morales at Hostos Community College sponsored by the Puerto Rican Student Organization. Over 400 students attended this amazing event. Most, if not all, were born decades later and had never heard of […]

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The Country’s Petition for Oscar López Rivera

Editorial March 20, 2015 http://www.elnuevodia.com/opinion/editoriales/peticiondepaisporoscarlopezrivera-editorial-2022621/ The hearings in Washington of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, dedicated to Puerto Rico and focused on the defense of individual liberties, must be interpreted, among other purposes, as a summons to the Obama Administration to finally end the prolonged political imprisonment of Oscar López Rivera.  The human rights […]

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NYC Hosts Successful 2nd National Meeting- Freedom Pa ‘Oscar Now

A Summary of Work and Projected Plans During the Valentine’s day celebration, more than 60 people attended the second national meeting sponsored by the NYC May 30th coalition.  Bad weather all day long-cold and snowing day in NY did not stop the activists from traveling near and far. The meeting was held at Eugenio Maria […]

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Oscar López Rivera doesn’t think he’ll be released in the very near future

Although he is convinced that Obama will make a decision before leaving the White House, he doesn’t want to sow “false hopes” By José A. Delgado / jose.delgado@gfrmedia.com January 12, 2015 http://www.elnuevodia.com/oscarlopezriveranovemuy,muycercasulibertad-1926715.html WASHINGTON – Days before completing service of 404 months in prison, and with intensifying pressure for his release, Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar […]

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Carta de Oscar a Clarisa: “Tenemos que atrevernos a ganar”

Por Oscar López Rivera Querida Clarisa: Este pasado 4 de enero hubo una celebración de mi cumpleaños en San Sebastián, mi pueblo natal. No he visitado mi pueblo por 40 años y sólo puedo imaginarme y visualizar los cambios que ha habido allí para que El Pepino se haya convertido en el pueblo que recibe tantos elogios. Hoy, […]

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We have to dare to win

By Oscar López Rivera Published Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Dear Clarisa: This past January 4 there was a celebration of my birthday in San Sebastián, my hometown. I have not visited my town for 40 years and can only imagine and visualize the changes that have taken place in order for “El Pepino” to become […]

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Oscar ante el cadáver de Isabel

¡Que curioso Isabel, nos han dejado solos! Apagaron las luces y cerraron las puertas. Te has quedado muy quieta. Yo tampoco me muevo. Aqui estoy, sin estar, presente con el pueblo. Se fueron tus amigos y los míos. Yo vi llorar a algunos. ¡Estaban muy contentos! Tu vida ha sido larga. Así ha sido mi […]

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Campaign to Free Oscar López Rivera Highlights: 2014 IN REVIEW

January * Oscar marks his 71st birthday, and writes to his daughter Clarisa: “I feel very comfortable with my life and in my skin. I know I chose to serve the most just and noble cause that a Puerto Rican citizen could serve. My years in prison are only the occupational hazard that the struggle […]

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La Capilla del Barrio Faithful to Oscar’s Release, Celebrates his 72nd Birthday, Recognizes Jan Susler

By La Capilla del Barrio CHICAGO- La Capilla del Barrio/The Neighborhood Chapel celebrated Oscar López Rivera’s 72nd Birthday during its “Three Kings Day/Día de Los Reyes Magos Worship Celebration on Sunday, January 4, 2015. This year’s theme was “Bring Our 4th King Home.” “Celebrating Oscar’s birthday at has become a tradition for the members of […]

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