Imperial Valley News
Yaoundé, Cameroon - On May 5-7, the joint Department of State – Department of Defense Global Security Contingency Fund (GSCF) will implement a Multinational Regional Border Patrol Strategy Workshop in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The workshop, hosted by Embassy Yaoundé, will bring together senior-level officials from the Governments of Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria to develop a regional border security strategy to address emerging border security challenges and help degrade Boko Haram’s ability to penetrate borders and cause humanitarian suffering in the Lake Chad Basin.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in his hometown of Boston, Massachusetts, on April 26 as part of Prime Minister Abe’s official visit to the United States.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring April 21, 2015 as “John Muir Day” in the State of California.
Washington, DC - A national mortgage servicing company will pay $63 million to resolve Federal Trade Commission and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau charges that it harmed homeowners with illegal loan servicing and debt collection practices.
Secretary of State John Kerry Remarks at the 45th Annual Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "Roberta, thank you very, very much. Buenos dias. Bom dia. Bonjour. Welcome. Very, very happy to have all of you here at this important conference of the Council of Americas. I’m delighted to be here with John Negroponte and company. I think John is living here still. But we’re pleased to have him here. And I’ve always benefited from his counsel when I was in the Senate, and I benefit from it now.
Sacramento, California - The latest segment in the Growing California video series, a partnership with California Grown, is “Strawberry Fields…Forever,” a profile of a grower and his commitment to water efficiency.