2. In October 1950,Blanca Canales, a school teacher and member of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, led a revolt that held the town of Jayuya for three days. This is known as the Jayuya Uprising. The American imperials responded by bombing the town. Although there was great devastation, the news of the event was contained in Puerto RIco by the US government.In retribution, Oscar Collazo and Griselio Torresola, attempted to assassinate, then president, Truman. Griselio died in the operation and Oscar was captured and arrested, but not without eliminating few imperialist guards.