Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "The United States strongly urges China to immediately and unconditionally release the “Beijing+20 Five” – Li Tingting, Wu Rongrong, Zheng Churan, Wei Tingting, and Wang Man. These women were detained before International Women’s Day in March after they organized a peaceful campaign to help end sexual harassment and promote equal rights for women.
U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, and Transportation Seek Stakeholder Input on Gulf Carrier Subsidy Claims
Washington, DC - The U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, and Transportation are reviewing claims that three foreign airlines – Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways, and Qatar Airways – have received and are benefitting from subsidies from their respective governments of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar that are distorting the global aviation market.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Washington, DC - The United States again congratulates the people of Nigeria and the Nigerian Government on historic, well-conducted, and largely peaceful elections the weekend of March 28. The United States further commends Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and its Chairman Attahiru Jega on the successful vote. We also recognize the professionalism with which the security services enacted their duties during the election.
United States Welcomes the African Union Commission High Level Dialogue and Signs a MOC to Support the African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry and African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will deliver opening remarks at the third iteration of their annual High Level Dialogue on Monday, April 13, 2015, in the Department of State’s Benjamin Franklin Room.
Los Angeles, California - Continuing to crack down on phony mortgage relief programs, a federal court has temporarily halted Los Angeles-based Wealth Educators, Inc. and its president from offering mortgage relief services at the Federal Trade Commission’s request. The agency charged the defendants with failing to provide the help they promised homeowners, while charging a hefty up-front fee.