Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - We honor the memory of Russian lawyer Sergey Magnitskiy, who died of medical neglect on November 16, 2009, after a year in pre-trial detention in a Moscow prison. He was arrested immediately after uncovering a large tax fraud scheme perpetrated by Russian officials.
San Diego, California - Today, Mila, the African elephant from New Zealand, celebrated the first anniversary of her arrival to the San Diego Zoo with some special edible treats. The 42-year-old elephant arrived in San Diego on Nov. 14, 2014, through collaboration with the Franklin Zoo Charitable Trust. Animal care staff celebrated by providing Mila treats of pineapple, flowers and banana stalks.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "The Departments of State and Education celebrate the 15th annual International Education Week November 17-21, 2014. During this week, literally thousands of events will be held around the world to highlight the benefits of global learning and student exchanges.
Sacramento, California - Resulting from his three-month residency at Kadist Art Foundation, Flies Prefer Yellow is the North American debut exhibition of Singapore-based artist, Robert Zhao Renhui. Featuring installation and photographic works, the exhibition explores boundaries, systems, neuroses, and control through the artist’s encounters with one of the most inconspicuous insect species on earth–flies.
Washington, DCC - Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Puneet Talwar will lead an interagency delegation for this year’s U.S.-Chile Political-Military Dialogue at the U.S. Department of State on November 17. The dialogue focuses on shared strategic challenges, security and civil defense cooperation, peacekeeping, nuclear security, and nonproliferation and disarmament.
Washington, DC - The new Republican-controlled Congress is all set to focus on the undoing of Obamacare when it convenes on January 3.