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Visit to giant's gravesite: Vito Marcantonio

Vito Marcantonio has been virtually erased from the study of the progressive movement of the 1930s and 40sand this has dealt a severe blow to the movement.

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Events around U.S. mark 32nd anniversary of Oscar Lopez Rivera

Supporters of Puerto Rican independentist Oscar Lopez Rivera marked the 32nd anniversary of his imprisonment.

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Petition drive seeks freedom for Oscar Lopez Rivera

Supporters of Oscar Lopez Rivera have kicked off a petition drive asking President Barack Obama to grant clemency to the Puerto Rican independentista,

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In Florida, support for freedom for Puerto Rican political prisoner

The Orlando chapter of the National Boricua Human Rights Network will focus on building support for freedom for political prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera, who has spent 31 years in federal institutions.

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Santorum played the clown in Puerto Rico

The minute Santorum opened his mouth, he managed to infuse an unusual degree of unity in the Puerto Rican political scene, around the following concept: Santorum is an ass.

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Changes and challenges for Puerto Ricans in the U.S.

A recent article by Angelo Falcon, president of the National Institute for Latino Policy, entitled, "Challenges Facing Stateside Puerto Ricans in the 21st Century," reveals both new features and persistent problems.

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Lolita Lebron, Puerto Rico independence leader, dies at 90

Lolita Lebron, a Puerto Rican freedom fighter widely known as the mother of the island's independence movement, died Aug. 1 in San Juan at age 90.

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In New York, Puerto Ricans show support for island’s public employees

NEW YORK — Braving the cold, the wind, and the rain, Puerto Ricans and others gathered in front of the offices of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration here Oct. 15 in support of their brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico who marched 100,000-plus strong to protest the latest wholesale firings of government workers by Gov. Luis Fortuño.