Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - President Obama joined a meeting today between Vice President Biden and Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama. The President, Vice President, and Prime Minister emphasized the importance of Albania's partnership with the United States.
Miami, Florida - While in Miami, Secretary of State Kerry spoke with leaders of the Cuban-American community about our diplomatic re-engagement with Cuba and the changes taking place in Cuba in terms of access to information and economic opportunity.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:
Washington, DC - The United States is pleased to announce an initial contribution of nearly $421 million of humanitarian assistance toward the 2016 global appeal for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). This brings the total U.S. Government contribution to UNHCR to nearly $698 million to date in FY 2016. Additional U.S. contributions in support of UNHCR’s invaluable work on behalf of refugees will be forthcoming over the course of this year.
Arlington, Virginia - Amid booming fireworks, steely skies, blustery winds and the joyful cheers from a large crowd of well-wishers the brand-new research vessel Neil Armstrong recently arrived at its new home at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts, officials announced today.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State and the World Bank Group brought together ministers, multilateral development bank leaders, and representatives from the technology industry and non-governmental organizations in Washington, DC, on April 14 to discuss the Global Connect Initiative, a multi-stakeholder effort launched by the U.S. Department of State in 2015 with the goal of bringing 1.5 billion new internet users online by 2020.