Avelino González Claudio, released to a halfway home in the San Juan area last Thursday, with his son, Juan Antonio González Pedrosa. On behalf of the NBHRN, Welcome Home!
Avelino Gonzalez Claudio (FREE)
Avelino González Claudio was greeted by dozens of supporters Thursday, Dec 6th, as he arrived home to finish serving a prison sentence. Avelino eluded the FBI for more than two decades before he was arrested in Puerto Rico in 2008 for involvement in a $7 million robbery of a Wells Fargo & Co. armored truck depot in Connecticut in 1983. At the time, It was the biggest cash robbery in
San Juan- Renowned international specialists in Human Rights will meet in San Juan from December 7 to 10, 2012, in the Summit on Human Rights, in the Emilio S. Belaval Theater of the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón [Sacred Heart University], in Santurce. The Summit is aimed at familiarizing the public with the current Human Rights situation in the world and in Puerto Rico, and pointing out the intimate relationship between
Enjoy an all you can eat pancake and waffle breakfast and support social justice! On Sunday, December 16, 2012, the National Boricua Human Rights Network will host its annual Pancake Waffle breakfast to raise money for the Puerto Rican political prisoners commissary. Along with the “Pasteles for freedom” Sale it is a major fundraiser for the NBHRN, enabling the organization to send hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars over the
Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Avelino Gonzalez Claudio will be returning to Puerto Rico this Thursday December 6th, 2012 to complete the remainder of his sentence, afterwards, he will be completing his probation time. Avelino will be arriving at 2pm to El Areopuerto Luis Muñoz Marin (Luis Muñoz Marin Airport) and will be welcomed back to his homeland by a group of family, friends and supporters.
It’s that time again- to taste the delicious pasteles of the holiday season while supporting the commissary campaign for Puerto Rican political prisoners Avelino & Norberto González Claudio and Oscar López Rivera, who is on the verge of beginning his 32nd year in federal prison- the longest-held political prisoner in Puerto Rico’s history. Please download the form and sell pasteles this holiday season and help us make this the last
Join La Capilla del Barrio and the National Boricua Human Rights Network as we celebrate Oscar López Rivera’s 69th birthday! Come and eat birthday cake, hear original performances by the Batey Urbano, La Capilla youth and Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School students on Oscar López Rivera and an update on the campaign to free him. Date: Sunday, January 8, 2011 Place: La Capilla del Barrio, 3054 W. Armitage Ave
Write to the patriots! The National Boricua Human Rights Network is initiating a holiday letter and card writing campaign to Puerto Rican Political Prisoners Oscar López Rivera and Avelino & Norberto González Claudio (Addresses below). As part of our annual commissary campaign, the Network has sold pasteles for Thanksgiving, raising over $1000 and is hosting it’s annual Pancake and Waffle Breakfast this Sunday (details below) with a goal of raising
More than $2000.00 was raised at the 18th Annual Pancake Waffle Breakfast on Sunday, December 11, 2011. Since 1994, thousands of dollars have been raised and sent to Puerto Rican political prisoners.”We started by raising $300.00 and then made $500.00 a goal, then $800.00 and $1000.00 and now look!” said Dr. Margaret Power, who was part of the original breakfast crew. At Sunday’s event, over 100 people ate delicious pancakes
A big thank you to everyone who purchased pasteles for the thanksgiving holidays from the National Boricua Human Rights Network. We raised $1500 which will be sent to the compañeros as holiday commissary. Shout outs also go to all who helped, including the students and staff of Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School, the Latin@ Coalition, and Batey Urbano! More pictures here!