Tag: federal prison

Scott PowersDecember 28, 2016

Puerto Ricans and other supporters are counting down days until Jan. 20, 2017, waiting to see if President Barack Obama will heed their pleadings to release Oscar López Rivera – a federal prisoner varyingly known as a terrorist, Puerto Rican nationalist freedom fighter, dangerous criminal, political prisoner, avowed enemy of the United States, or a conscience for a […]

Scott PowersOctober 7, 2016

President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of seven Florida men convicted in federal courts of dealing cocaine or methamphetamine, the White House announced late Thursday. Two of the federal prisoners, Benjy Neil Allums of Niceville, and Virgil Leon Darville of Boynton Beach, will be eligible for release from prison in February under the commuted sentences. The others still have many years […]


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