De Blasio Says He'll March In Puerto Rican Day Parade, But Not With Honoree López RiveraMayor Bill de Blasio revealed Wednesday that he will still march in the Puerto Rican Day Parade, but will not march alongside Oscar López Rivera – whom some call a political prisoner, others a practitioner of terrorism.
Bombing Victim’s Son Furious Over De Blasio, Viverito’s Decision To March With FALN LeaderThere was more controversy Tuesday, involving the Puerto Rican Day Parade, and a decision to honor an activist linked to a deadly bombing.
Cuomo Withdraws From Puerto Rican Day Parade Amid Controversy Over HonoreeA spokesperson for the governor told CBS2's Political Reporter Marcia Kramer his “support and long term affection for the Puerto Rican community remains unwavering, unfortunately he will not be marching in this year's parade.”
NYPD Commissioner Says He Won't March In Puerto Rican Day ParadeOrganizers of the city's Puerto Rican Day parade are sticking with their decision to honor a freed militant who once embraced armed resistance to U.S. rule of Puerto Rico.
NYPD Group Boycotting Puerto Rican Day Parade For Honoring Man Some Believe Is A TerroristThe NYPD Hispanic Society is boycotting next month's National Puerto Rican Day Parade. Members say they're upset the parade is honoring a man some consider a terrorist, even as others hail him as a hero.
'34 Women' Hold NYC Rally For Release Of Puerto Rican Nationalist Oscar Lopez RiveraPuerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera was sentenced on charges of seditious conspiracy in 1981.