Imperial Valley News
United States Seeks Extradition of Former Salvadoran Military Officer to Spain to Face Charges for Participation in 1989 Jesuit Massacre
Washington, DC - The Department of Justice filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of North Carolina today seeking the arrest and extradition of a former colonel in the Salvadoran army to face charges in Spain related to the murder of five Spanish Jesuit priests in El Salvador in 1989.
Washington, DC - Homeland Security Secretary Jeh C. Johnson: "I congratulate all of the individuals recognized as D.C.’s Top 50 Women in Technology for 2015 by FedScoop, including three distinguished leaders here at the Department of Homeland Security: National Protection and Programs Directorate Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Chief Information Officer Margie Graves and Executive Director of the Information Sharing Environment Office Donna Roy.
Ice Busts Imperial Valley Brole, North Side Centro, West Side Centro, South Side Centro and Pilgrim Street gangs
El Centro, California - In California’s Imperial Valley, HSI special agents arrested 28 individuals, including 10 documented gang members of the Brole, North Side Centro, West Side Centro, South Side Centro and Pilgrim Street gangs as part of Operation ‘Project Wildfire’.
Washington, DC - Nearly 1,000 gang members and associates from 239 different gangs were arrested in 282 cities across the U.S. during Project Wildfire, a six-week operation led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). The operation targeted transnational criminal gangs and others associated with transnational criminal activity.
Sacramento, California - Due to the severity of California's drought, the state's experts have been managing water resources to deal with the effects of the drought and prepare for the next one. As part of the solution, the California Energy Commission approved standards for water appliances which will save more than 10 billion gallons of water in the first year.
New Haven, Connecticut - As a child living in a rural area in eastern Tibet, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje recalls a natural environment that was pristine and untarnished by modern development.