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One day earlier, he had tweeted that he was on his way to Havana and would return “in time to rise up in Washington” – seemingly a reference to the protests slated for President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday.
originally posted by: jadedANDcynical
a reply to: introvert
I wonder why he rejected the offer?
Answered by wiki:
López Rivera rejected the offer because one of its conditions was that he renounce the use of terrorism. Others provided other explanations. His sister, Zenaida López, said he refused the offer because on parole, he would be in "prison outside prison." Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi said that "the primary reason that López Rivera did not accept the clemency offer extended to him in 1999 was because it had not also been extended to fellow FALN prisoner Carlos Torres."[c]
In my opinion, ol' Billy boy shouldn't have let them off either but I am unsurprised that they were. Again, it's all stinky...