Sponsors abandon Puerto Rican parade in NY after nationalist honored

Sponsors abandon Puerto Rican parade in NY after nationalist honoredOscar Lopez Rivera, 74, was convicted in 1981 of numerous charges, along with other members of the Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN), who sought to secure Puerto Rican independence from the United States. Rivera’s sentence was commuted by former President Barack Obama, and the prisoner was freed this month.



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