The Chicago Tribune reports that Oscar López Rivera has been freed and has returned to Chicago:
Lopez was considered a top leader of the Armed Forces of National Liberation, or FALN, an ultranationalist Puerto Rican group that claimed responsibility for more than 100 bombings at government buildings, department stores, banks and restaurants in New York, Chicago, Washington and Puerto Rico during the 1970s and early '80s.
[...] former President Barack Obama commuted his sentence in January. Since then he has been on house arrest in Puerto Rico.
The National Review reports that he is to lead the Puerto Rican Day parade in June in New York City, and that
He’ll be granted the title of “National Freedom Hero,” a designation never before bestowed on anyone.
related stories:Chelsea Manning Released from Prison, Remains on Active Duty Pending AppealPuerto Rico Files for Biggest Ever U.S. Local Government BankruptcyChelsea Manning Reportedly on Obama's Short List for Commutation; Assange Offers Himself in TradePuerto Rico: 1 Substation Fire; All 3.5 Million People Lose Power
Mark All as Read
Mark All as Unread
The Do Nothing, and the Do Nothing Good :)
Well, shit: if blowing things up and having people die makes you a hero, Hillary should get a Heroes prize as well!
And the Bush-es should get a great big Hero sandwich!!
> Lopez was considered a top leader of the [...] group that claimed responsibility for more than 100 bombings
> former President Barack Obama commuted his sentence in January