Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The United States condemns the murder of civil society activist Berta Caceres and calls upon the Honduran government to conduct a prompt, thorough, and transparent investigation and to ensure those responsible are brought to justice.
Imperial, California - , the Imperial County Board of Supervisors supported the efforts of the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO) participation in the national Stepping Up Initiative through the adoption of a resolution that establishes a plan to reduce the number of people with mental illness in jails. The County of Imperial has joined fourteen other California counties who have adopted a resolution in support of the Stepping Up Initiative.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:
Brawley, California - Today, Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia, will be visiting small businesses in the city of Brawley to recognize their efforts in stimulating the local economy. This is the first of many visits that Assemblymember Garcia will be making in the coming months to recognize small businesses in the restaurant, hospitality, and service sectors.
Washington, DC - Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith G. Garber will travel to Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Tokyo, March 5–12, to meet with government counterparts and civil society leaders, support wildlife and ocean conservation, and promote science and technology cooperation.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State is proud to announce the launch of Global Partnerships Week 2016 (GPW) which runs from March 7–13, and celebrates the critical role public-private partnerships (P3s) play in promoting diplomacy and development around the world. The week is an effort led by the Secretary's Office of Global Partnerships, in collaboration with the U.S. Global Development Lab at the U.S. Agency for International Development, Concordia, and the PeaceTech Lab at the U.S. Institute of Peace.