Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - Myths and Facts: Resettling Syrian Refugees:
- Written by Alexandra Z. Tenny
Washington, DC - The Department of State applauds the November 20 signing of the power purchase agreement (PPA) between the consortium, Nevis Renewable Energy International (NREI), and the Nevis Electricity Company in St. Kitts and Nevis to develop geothermal resources. This project not only has the potential to provide sustainable renewable power to the entire country, but also may lead to the first inter-island electrical interconnection in the Caribbean.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a federal court has banned Robert Ray Law and his company, CPU Service Incorporated (CPU) from sending unsolicited direct mail to advertise or promote goods or services, imposed a judgment of almost $400,000, and required them to immediately pay $45,000.
- Written by Andy Souza, CEO, Community Food Bank
Sacramento, California - This is a time when so many of us are thankful for good food, great friends, and our families as we celebrate the holiday season. But for families having a difficult time making ends meet, it’s hard to share this joy when you’re not sure where your family’s next meal will come from. Unfortunately, this is a reality facing one in four families throughout our communities.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a federal court has halted a nationwide work-at-home scam that took more than $7 million from tens of thousands of consumers. The defendants allegedly lured consumers with false claims that they could earn up to $5,000 or more in weekly income by stuffing and mailing “special advertising letters” from home.
- Written by Elizabeth K. Gardner
West Lafayette, Indiana - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is creating a stockpile of avian influenza vaccines, but an expert suggests careful consideration of the strategy and cautions that the strain of the next outbreak is unknown.
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