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U.S. Consulate Voter Registration On January 17

U.S. Consulate Voter Registration On January 17

On Friday, January 17, the U.S. Consulate will host its first Voter Registration Drive at the Consulate offices on Middle Road from 1.00pm to 4.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Americans throughout the United States and around the world are encouraged to exercise their most basic right – the right to vote. The U.S. Consulate General in Bermuda would... Read more of this article

CBP Modernizes ESTA For Travel Authorization

CBP Modernizes ESTA For Travel Authorization

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection [CBP] introduced new features to the Electronic Travel System for Travel Authorization [ESTA] website, the portal through which prospective Visa Waiver Program travelers can apply to travel to the United States. A U.S. Consulate spokesperson said, “On November 23, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection [CBP]... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate Warn Of Dishonest Visa Services

U.S. Consulate Warn Of Dishonest Visa Services

The U.S. Consulate in Bermuda has advised people to be vary of “dishonest visa expeditor service companies,” noting that while there are reputable service providers, there are also “those that take advantage of uninformed customers.” A spokesperson said, “Members of the public are advised to be on the guard against dishonest... Read more of this article

Habitat & WRC To Take Part In US Program

Habitat & WRC To Take Part In US Program

On December 5, U.S. Consul General Constance Dierman met with a group of representatives from the Women’s Resource Centre [WRC] and Habitat for Humanity who were selected to participate in an exchange program designed by the U.S. Department of State. Before their departure to Washington D.C. on December 8, the group discussed how the International... Read more of this article

Column: Elimination Of Violence Against Women

Column: Elimination Of Violence Against Women

[Column written by U.S. Consul General Constance Dierman] The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women was observed on November 25, and its intent and messaging is being amplified with a worldwide campaign against gender-based violence culminating on Human Rights Day, December 10. The United Nations’ theme for the “16 Days... Read more of this article

US Consulate On ‘EducationUSA Academy’

US Consulate On ‘EducationUSA Academy’

US Consulate General in Bermuda announced that eleven U.S. colleges and universities will host EducationUSA Academy participants across the United States in summer 2020. A spokesperson said, “US Consulate General Hamilton is pleased to announce that eleven U.S. colleges and universities will host EducationUSA Academy participants across the United... Read more of this article

Fulbright Award Opportunities For Bermudians

Fulbright Award Opportunities For Bermudians

The U.S. Consulate announced that Bermudians can apply for postgraduate study or research through the US-UK. Fulbright Commission. A spokesperson said, “Bermudians are eligible to apply for funding to study in the United States if they hold a U.K. passport, and are not U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. The application deadline for the... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt Visits Washington DC

Premier David Burt Visits Washington DC

“Premier David Burt travels to Washington DC where he will continue Bermuda’s outreach to key Members of the United States Congress and other business and international leaders”, according to a Government spokesperson. The spokesperson said, “As part of the Cabinet Office’s overseas internship programme, Anthony Howell was based... Read more of this article

Saltus School Pays Tribute To 9/11 Victims

Saltus School Pays Tribute To 9/11 Victims

Staff and students at Saltus this morning [Sept 11] paid tribute to two alums who died in the 9/11 attack. Boyd Gatton and Robert Higley, both former Saltus students, died when two hijacked planes hit the World Trade Centre’s twin towers in a terrorist attack 18 years ago. At the place where plaques were placed in their memory, a wreath was laid by... Read more of this article

CBP Donates Generators To Security Agencies

CBP Donates Generators To Security Agencies

The U.S. Consulate General Hamilton hosted a donation ceremony at the L.F. Wade International Airport on July 25. The Consulate, through the U.S. Customs and Border Protection [CBP], presented the Bermuda Police Service, Royal Bermuda Regiment, and the Customs Department with portable gasoline generators to assist with Bermuda’s emergency preparedness... Read more of this article

US Customs Launch Global Entry Enrollment

US Customs Launch Global Entry Enrollment

The U.S. Consulate General Hamilton announced the launch of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s [CBP] Global Entry Enrollment on Arrival program at Bermuda’s airport, explaining that while “Bermuda passport holders are currently ineligible for this service, U.S. citizens and those who have a U.K. passport may apply for Global Entry.” “Enrollment... Read more of this article

US Social Security Representative To Visit

US Social Security Representative To Visit

A representative from the United States Social Security Administration [SSA] will visit Bermuda on June 4 and 5, and will be available to answer questions from the general public by appointment only. A spokesperson said, “The representative will be available to answer questions from the public about matters including, but not limited to, social... Read more of this article

‘Your Steps To Studying In The United States’

‘Your Steps To Studying In The United States’

Join the U.S. Consulate General to learn how you can study and earn your degree in the United States at a public information session at the Bermuda EducationUSA Advising Centre on Wednesday, April 17 at 5:30 p.m. The U.S. Consulate said, “Bermuda’s EducationUSA Advisor and College Counsellor, Janea Mallory, along with visiting Regional Educational... Read more of this article