A Journal of People report
Bed Bahadur Sunuwar, a Nepalese soldier has won world’s highest marathon on the Mount Everest. Chad Jukes, US army veteran becomes 2nd combat amputee to scale the Everest. Charlie Linville, US Marine Staff Sergeant, became the first amputee to climb the Everest. All these happened in since April 2016. Along with these major victories, the Everest has seen four confirmed deaths. Two more climbers were missing and are unlikely to be found, experts say. Tenzing Norgay’s son has deplored condition of Sherpas in Nepal while China has decided to blacklist tourists who would deface the Mount Everest.Read More »
by WILLIAM CAMACARO AND FREDERICK B. MILLS – COUNCIL ON HEMISPHERIC AFFAIRS | June 8th 2016
The Organization of American States (COHA)
“The fact is that we need not only a new human rights system, but a new inter-American system. We must understand that the Americas to the north and to the south of the Rio Grande are different, and we must communicate as blocs. The Organization of American States, the OAS, has historically been the prisoner of North American interests and visions, and its accrued biases and atavisms make it inefficient and unreliable for the new times that Latin America and the Caribbean are experiencing.”Read More »
by JEANETTE CHARLES
In the initial phase of the 90 day-probe into Chacao’s municipal police force (POLICHACAO), President Nicolás Maduro made public evidence revealing that local officers are training with United States police and are in daily communication with the US Embassy.
National police authorities opened an investigation into the opposition-controlled municipality’s police force following the murder of Army Major General Félix Velásquez allegedly at the hands of POLICHACAO officers on Sunday, May 29 in Santa Mónica, Caracas.Read More »