Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - President Obama’s trip to Cuba marks a historic milestone in the normalization process between the United States and Cuba. Since President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced that the two countries would initiate a new era of relations 15 months ago, we have expanded cooperation across a range of areas for the benefit of the citizens of both the United States and Cuba. We are advancing our shared interests and working together on complex issues that for too long defined – and divided – our relationship.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry, at the request of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, met with the parties negotiating a peace agreement for Colombia this afternoon in Havana, Cuba. The Secretary first met with the Colombian government's negotiating team and then with the FARC negotiating team.
Roseville, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will attend the memorial service for California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer Nathan Taylor tomorrow in Roseville.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to join the Tunisian people in celebrating the 60th anniversary of Tunisia’s independence.
El Centro, California - Tuesday, the Imperial County Department of Social Services (ICDSS) will host an open house of their new Mobile Office unit during the Imperial County Board of Supervisors meeting in El Centro. The Mobile Office will be available for viewing from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon) at the County Administration Center parking lot.
Washington, DC - Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) is leading efforts to secure $248 million for Phase 2 of the Calexico West Land Port of Entry (LPOE) Reconfiguration and Expansion Project. President Obama’s Fiscal year 2017 budget includes this level of funding, which will be the final funds needed to complete the Calexico West LPOE.