Imperial Valley News
Bogota, Columbia - Deputy Secretary Blinken participated in the fifth round of the U.S.-Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue in Bogota on April 27. Deputy Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Holguin opened the meeting with remarks. Commenting on the many areas of successful cooperation with Colombia, Deputy Secretary Blinken stated that progress since the first dialogue five years ago is “thanks to the courage and resilience of the Colombian people, who are translating steady economic and security gains into a strong foundation for shared prosperity and durable peace.”
El Centro, California - Imperial County Sheriff’s Office participated in "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" on Thursday, April 23, 2015. This was a great opportunity for the children to see what their parent, grandparent or guardian does at the sheriff’s office and to also take part in some activities. The ages varied from four to seventeen year-olds.
Sacramento, California - One of the unfortunate byproducts of the current drought are the myths circulating regarding water use and the means for addressing the water crisis in the state. Some are perpetuations of myths developed during past water crises. Others build upon misinformation that has a more recent origin. Below are four myths that you may see in media accounts of the drought.
FTC Approves Final Order Preserving Competition in Generic Drug Market for Treating Dry Mouth and Biliary Cirrhosis
Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Impax Laboratories Inc.’s acquisition of CorePharma, LLC would likely be anticompetitive.
U.S. Support for the United Nations Arria-formula Meeting on the Destruction, Smuggling, and Theft of Cultural Heritage
Washington, DC - We welcome today’s Arria-formula briefing on cultural heritage at the United Nations to raise awareness about ISIL’s barbarous destruction of cultural heritage sites and theft of ancient artifacts in Iraq and Syria, as well as to foster discussion about how to address this crisis.
Washington, DC - With the help of innovative businesses, consumers are taking a more active role in managing their health information. How? Maybe it’s an app that monitors their exercise habits, a device that lets diabetics track glucose levels, or a site where patients with the same condition share information. In addition, people are starting to download their information into personal health records, partially because of regulatory initiatives promoting secure online access to medical data.