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U.S. Virgin Islands DOJ Achieves Historic $75 Million Victim-Supporting Settlement with JPMorgan

-Editorial U.S. Virgin Islands Attorney General Ariel M. Smith announced the USVI Department of Justice has reached an historic victim-supporting settlement with JPMorgan Chase. The settlement includes significant commitments by JPMorgan Chase to curtail human trafficking, and payments by JPMorgan Chase to the USVI DOJ totaling $75 million. The agreement …

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ICOE Foundation for Education to Host 3rd Annual Autumn & the Arts Fundraiser to Celebrate Students, the Arts, and Education

-Editorial The Foundation for Education, a non-profit organization that supports Imperial County students, will host its third annual Autumn & the Arts fundraiser on October 5, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The fundraiser will showcase the talents of local students through an art exhibit of winning pieces from …

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How Climate Change Changes Us

By: Selen Ozturk As climate change alters temperatures and weather patterns worldwide, it also alters our lives socially, politically and spiritually, climate experts shared at a Friday, September 15 EMS briefing. The social cost of climate change Hannah Hess, Associate Director of the Denver, Colorado-based Climate Impact Lab, noted that …

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Imperial County District Attorney Launches Prosecutor/Police Immersion Program

-Editorial The District Attorney is delighted to announce the commencement of the Prosecutor/Police Immersion Program (PPI). On August 1st, District Attorney George Marquez initiated a pilot program in collaboration with Brawley Police Chief Jimmy Duran, assigning a prosecutor to the Brawley Police Station. The Prosecutor/Police Immersion Program (PPI) primarily aims …

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