Fugitive Venezuelan Police Officer Is Killed in Shootout

Oscar Perez

Mr. Pérez then unfurled a banner calling on Venezuelans to rebel against Mr. Maduro, to the cheers of protesters below. He later released a video in which he and a band of masked men repeated their calls for a rebellion. While no one was injured in that attack, it was an embarrassment for the government, and officials vowed to capture him.

#Venezuela#Rebels#Police#Politics#Revolution

Warming Arctic climate constrains life in cold-adapted mammals

MuskOx

“To better understand how species like the muskoxen are responding to a changing Arctic, we must collaborate, so that we can document rare and often tragic events, and gain additional insight from local people,” said Berger.

#ClimateChange#TheArctic#Nature#Animals

Why some African Americans are moving to Africa

Ghana2

“Even when you live in a place like New York as a black person, you’re always an outsider.

“You hear stories about the richest black people, like Oprah Winfrey, getting shut out of a store or Jay-Z not being allowed to buy [an apartment]. Those things happen. It doesn’t matter if you’re a celebrity, you’re a second-class citizen. This was the biggest issue for me.

“In America, you’re always trying to prove yourself; I don’t need to prove myself to anyone else’s standards here. I’m a champion, I ran track and went to university, and I like to win, so I refuse to be in a situation where I will never win.”

#Ghana#Africa#BlackLivesMatter#NewYork

North, South Korea to march together under one flag at Winter Olympics

North Korea

South Korea’s Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said the talks were a “significant step” but acknowledged the serious challenges ahead: “Despite these overtures to improve relations with the South, North Korea has yet to show any intention to fulfill its international obligations regarding denuclearization.”

#NorthKorea #SouthKorea #WinterOlympic #UnitedStates

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