Lopez Rivera made the remarks after an interview on the station’s “Worldview” on Monday.
Organizers plan to honor Oscar Lopez Rivera, the freed nationalist who once embraced armed resistance to the U.S. rule of Puerto Rico.
Oscar Lopez Rivera was convicted for his role as a leader of a Puerto Rican nationalist group that claimed responsibility for dozens of bombings.
The Puerto Rican nationalist will be released off house arrest in Puerto Rico the day before, on Wednesday.
I’m assuming Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26th) couldn’t find anyone who truly deserved this honor.
For decades, Chicago aldermen have been addicted to honorary street designations as a way to curry favor with clout-heavy constituents.
The final vote by Chicago’s 50 aldermen on this horrific proposal by Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26th) is scheduled for Wednesday.
A man whose father was killed in a New York City bombing by the FALN lashed out at Chicago aldermen Thursday for honoring Oscar Lopez Rivera.
The new rules would kick in only after seven more signs are added to the list, including one honoring Puerto Rican activist Oscar Lopez Rivera.
Lopez Rivera’s arrival was kept secret until just hours before his plane touched down, which angered supporters.
In a blistering Facebook post, Amy Blagojevich, blasted Barack Obama for not using his presidential powers to release her father from prison.
Readers weigh in on clemency for ex-leader of FALN, health care, a proposal for a golf course on the South Side and President-elect Donald Trump.
The “Hamilton” creator tweeted that he was “sobbing with gratitude” about the pending release of Oscar Lopez Rivera.
Oscar Lopez Rivera, an ex-FALN leader, has been in prison for 35 years after being convicted of seditious conspiracy .