2nd Letter by Oscar López: “Where the Sea Breathes”

This is the second letter of López to his granddaughter Karina Published Sept 14, 2013 Oscar López Rivera / imprisoned for 32 YEARS On Saturday, El Nuevo Día periodically publishes letters that political prisoner Óscar López Rivera sends from jail to his granddaughter Karina, who has only known him through the prison bars. Dear Karina. After the family, what I miss most is the sea. Thirty-five years have passed since the


Prisoner Armando C Hernandez Jr Admin Specialist U.S. Dept. of State – Office of Foreign Mission Chicago Regional Office To make a stand and statement, in fighting for social justice. If it wasn’t for Oscar Lopez Rivera and countless others, I wouldn’t be where I’m at today. It is time for our government to pardon a man that has done so much not only for our community but our city

32 Days for 32 Years

COLLABORATE with our interactive exhibit where YOU, for 24 hours, can relive the inhumane conditions Oscar López Rivera has lived for the last 32 years. GET INVOLVED, be a prisoner or guard for a day! CHALLENGE & EDUCATE YOUR FRIENDS REACH through the prison walls & SAY NO TO INJUSTICE Check out last years video! http://bit.ly/Zp92ph Attend the opening and closing of this exhibit! April 28th 8AM and May 29th

Videos in Support of Oscar by Nobel Peace Prize Winners

View the videos premiered at the Human Rights Summit in Puerto Rico last December 7-11, that feature Nobel Laureates Desmond Tutu, from South Africa, Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Northern Ireland Peace People and Jose Ramos-Horta, former President of East Timor, and Nobel Peace Prize recipient. All three speak about the their struggles and how they relate to freeing Oscar Lopez Rivera. http://youtu.be/HYf7AWkaV3I http://youtu.be/_ptWv4IzC4Q http://youtu.be/k-Dck0gVZrc

Bandera de PR en San Juan tendrá el triángulo azul celeste, dice Yulín

La alcaldesa electa de San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz izó el sábado la bandera de Puerto Rico como parte de la conmemoración del 117 aniversario de la enseña que se celebró en el Ateneo Puertorriqueño. “Mi compromiso es que la bandera que ondeará en todas las facilidades del municipio autónomo de San Juan será la bandera con el triángulo azul celeste. Soy lo que me enseño mi padre, el que

NYC-Book Reception/Fundraiser For Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera

on “Between Torture and Resistance “ Martin Luther King Center Thursday, January 10th, 2012, 6-8pm Art Gallery-Bread & Roses 310 West 43rd Street NY, NY Program: Maria Kercado (Vice President of 1199), facilitator- Matt Myers- Prologue of book and message from Bishop Desmund Tutu VIDEO Clips: Encuentro Internacional de Derechos Humanos-en Puerto Rico Keynote Speakers: * José López Rivera, brother of Political Prisoner Oscar – Reading of book (to be

Celebrate Oscar's Birthday, Sunday January 6 at La Capilla

Three Kings Day Service for Oscar López Rivera’s 70th Birthday! 11:30am Service followed by cutting of the Birthday Cake La Capilla del Barrio 3058 W. Armitage Ave. FREE EVENT for the entire family Afterwards, join the Three Kings on Paseo Boricua! Sponsored by La Capilla del Barrio, Adalberto United Methodist Church, National Boricua Human Rights Network

HOLIDAY CHEER: San Juan Mayor-Elect Carmen Yulín raises the flag and sings the Revolutionary National Anthem

The mayor-elect participated in the commemoration of the 117th anniversary of the Puerto Rican flag Frances Rosario frances.rosario@gfrmedia.com December 22nd, 2012 She described herself as revolutionary, asked that the revolutionary national anthem be sung, demanded the release of political prisoner Oscar López Rivera, and called those present compatriots. In this way, the mayor-elect of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz, affiliated with the Popular Democratic Party (PPD by its Spanish initials),

Calle 13 Returns to Puerto Rico for Historic Concert Call Made for Oscar López Rivera's Freedom

On Saturday, December 13th, more than 25,000 people, mostly youth, gathered to hear a two-hour concert by Puerto Rican and internationally acclaimed band, Calle 13. This was the first concert that Calle 13, composed of Rene Perez (El Residente), Eduardo Cabra (El Visitante), and Ileana Cabra (PG-13), has held in Puerto Rico in three years. It was indeed a homecoming moment. Using the stage as a forum, Rene called attention