Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The United States remains deeply concerned by the ongoing detention, without formal charges or regular access to legal counsel, of youth activists by the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At least three youth members of the “Filimbi” movement detained during a peaceful civil society event in the capital Kinshasa have been held since March 15, while at least four members of the “Lucha” organization later detained during a peaceful protest in the North Kivu provincial capital Goma also remain in custody.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first generic version of Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection), used to treat patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS).
Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin Travels to Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California - Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin will travel April 17 - 21 to Los Angeles, California, where he will meet with business leaders and city officials to discuss the role of international trade in strengthening our nation’s economic prosperity.
New York - On Friday, the musical group Sachal Studios of Lahore will arrive in New York as part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program to meet with local organizations and university students, sharing insights on their role as jazz musicians in Pakistan. The U.S. Department of State has long recognized the role of music in diplomacy, with its emphasis on free expression, improvisation, and democratic and collaborative teamwork.
Sacramento, California - After convening top agricultural, environmental and urban water agency leaders on drought last week, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will gather officials from the landscape, golf, home and garden, spa and pool, cemetery and mortuary, building and manufacturing, retail, restaurant and hospitality industries in Sacramento today to discuss the business community’s efforts to conserve water.