Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - The United States notes the announcement by Chad’s Constitutional Council that President Deby Itno won re-election for a fifth term, and we applaud the Chadian people for their strong commitment to democracy as evidenced by the historic voter turnout. Their continued peaceful involvement in the political process is vital to the development of democratic institutions in the Republic of Chad. We also congratulate the political parties for their active and full participation during this election cycle and look forward to their continued involvement leading up to next year’s legislative elections.
El Centro, California - During the afternoon hours of Tuesday, Imperial County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested forty four year old Michael Wallace Pendley in the City of El Centro, Ca. Pendley was charged with attempted lewd acts on a child under 14 years of age, attempted removal of child without parental consent, meeting with a minor to commit a sexual act, arranging to meet with a minor to commit a sexual act and resisting arrest.
Washington, DC - Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine A. Novelli will lead the U.S. delegation to the first meeting of the U.S.-Tunisia Joint Economic Commission on Friday, May 6, in Washington, D.C. The Tunisian Government delegation will be led by Tunisian Minister of Vocational Training and Employment Zied Ladhari.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State announced today that it has welcomed eight new partner institutions to the Diplomacy Lab. The University of Pittsburgh, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgetown University, Tufts University, Indiana University Bloomington, Gettysburg College, Stockton University, and Wilbur Wright College—Diplomacy Lab’s first community college partner—will join the 20 existing university partners for the program’s fall 2016 semester.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring May 5, 2016 as a “Day of Prayer” in the State of California.
Washington, DC - Depending on whom you ask, May (or August or April, it would be great if someone were to standardize this … we’re going with May) is National Inventor’s Month. Lots of people have dreams of being a famous inventor. Even I’ve had “ideas” for inventions before.