Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - The Department of State is pleased to host the Arab American National Museum’s exhibition Patriots & Peacemakers: Arab Americans in Service to Our Country. The exhibition will be displayed in the Department’s Exhibit Hall from July 1 to September 4, 2015 and will be open to registered guests on Tuesday, July 21 and Tuesday, August 11 via a guided tour from 10:00-11:00 am.
Sacramento, California - California and the State of Victoria, Australia today signed an agreement that will help make both states safer through the sharing of expertise, technical knowledge, training and best practices in wildland fire and flood management.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills.
Imperial, California - It took Charles Lindburgh 33 and half hours to make his historic New York to Paris solo flight in 1927. Lucky Lindy's Spirit of St. Louis carried 425 gallons of fuel for the 3,500 mile journey. Switzerland's André Borschberg had no fuel aboard his plane, the Solar Impulse 2, when he took off on his record-breaking solo flight from Japan, landing 4,000 miles and nearly five days later in Hawaii on July 3, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens.
Washington, DC - Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Rick Stengel will travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from July 6 through July 8, 2015 to attend the launch of the Sawab Center.
Washington, DC - President Obama announced on July 1, 2015, the historic decision to re-establish diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States of America, effective July 20. The U.S. Department of State also notified Congress of its intent to convert the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Cuba to U.S. Embassy Havana, effective on the same date. These are important steps in implementing the new direction in U.S.-Cuba relations announced by President Obama on December 17, 2014.
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