PR parade sponsors refuse to honor unrepentant terrorist

New York's Puerto Rican Day parade continues to lose sponsors after NY City Council Speaker Melissa Viverito named unrepentant terrorist Oscar López Rivera a “National Freedom Hero” who will be honored at the June 11th parade. First Goya Foods, the parade's largest sponsor throughout its 60-year history, pulled its $200,000. The NYPD Hispanic Society and … Continue reading PR parade sponsors refuse to honor unrepentant terrorist

NYC to honor convicted terrorist as “National Freedom Hero”

Two days before leaving office, Barack Obama commuted Oscar López Rivera’s 70-year jail sentence unconditionally, along with 208 other grants of commutation. Oscar López Rivera was a founding member of the Marxist Puerto Rican nationalist terror group FALN (Frente Armado de Liberación Nacional). The FALN was the most organized, active, well-trained and deadly domestic terror group based in … Continue reading NYC to honor convicted terrorist as “National Freedom Hero”