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Two U.S. Navy Poseidon Aircraft Visit Bermuda

Two U.S. Navy Poseidon Aircraft Visit Bermuda

Bermuda is currently playing host to a pair of United States Navy P-8A Poseidon multi-mission aircraft with one of the planes seen landing today [July 22] at the L.F. Wade International Airport. Bernews unofficially understands that the aircraft may be on island for a few days while doing training missions in the area.The Navy’s website says,... Read more of this article

US Consulate Recognizes Shipping Companies

US Consulate Recognizes Shipping Companies

On July 14, the U.S. Consulate recognized five shipping companies registered in Bermuda for participating in the United States Coast Guard’s [USCGC] voluntary search and rescue network, dubbed AMVER [Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue]. Search and rescue authorities around the world use the voluntary ship reporting system to assist ships and... Read more of this article

Women In Business Invited To Networking Event

Women In Business Invited To Networking Event

Hosted by the United States Consul General, in conjunction with the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, women in business are being invited to a free networking session at the U.S. Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig’s official residence, Cedarhurst. A spokesperson said, “This session will feature a live talk by Monica Dodi [pictured], the co-founder... Read more of this article

Bahamas Issues Travel Advisory For USA

Bahamas Issues Travel Advisory For USA

The Bahamas has issued a travel advisory for its citizens who plan to travel to the US, citing the “recent tensions in some American cities”. The statement from the Bahamas Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration said, “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has taken a note of the recent tensions in some American cities... Read more of this article

Photos: July 4th Fireworks Display In Paget

Photos: July 4th Fireworks Display In Paget

At least two different locations hosted fireworks displays last night [July 4] in order to celebrate and commemorate the American Independence Day holiday. Photos from the display show in Paget are below, and photos from the fireworks hosted by the Mid Ocean Club last night can be seen here. In addition to the dual displays last night, the American... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: July 4th Fireworks Light Up Sky

Photos/Video: July 4th Fireworks Light Up Sky

[Updated with video] Fireworks lit up the night sky on the island this evening [July 4], with the displays providing a host of colours and accompanying sound effects for the crowds watching below and from afar.At least two different locations hosted fireworks displays this evening, and the photos below are from the Mid Ocean Club. The American Society... Read more of this article

Photos: U.S. Independence Day Celebrations

Photos: U.S. Independence Day Celebrations

The American Society of Bermuda hosted their 2016 American Independence Day Celebration on Saturday evening [July 2] at Morseby Plains at the old Ireland Rangers field, with gates opening to the public at 6.00pm. The event saw U.S. Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig read President Obama’s remarks, along with food, drinks, snacks, and fireworks. The... Read more of this article

IRS To Host U.S. Overseas Taxpayers Webinar

IRS To Host U.S. Overseas Taxpayers Webinar

On June 29 from 3.00pm to 4.00pm local time, the Internal Revenue Service [IRS] will host a webinar titled “Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers.” The webinar will cover requirements for claiming the foreign income exclusion; identifying which form to use [form 2555 or 2555-EZ]; specifying information to include on form 2555 or 2555-EZ;... Read more of this article

“Bermuda Grieves With The Orlando Community”

“Bermuda Grieves With The Orlando Community”

“Such an unimaginable and senseless tragedy,” Premier Michael Dunkley said this evening [June 12], as he joined the global community in condemning Sunday morning’s mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. The Orlando nightclub shooting is the deadliest shooting in U.S. history, with present news reports indicating there are 50 people dead... Read more of this article

50 Dead In Worst Mass Shooting In U.S. History

50 Dead In Worst Mass Shooting In U.S. History

50 people were killed inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Florida, Orlando Police Chief John Mina and other officials said Sunday morning, just hours after a shooter opened fire in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. “At least 53 more people were injured, Mina said. Police have shot and killed the gunman, he told reporters,” CNN reports. Orlando... Read more of this article

“Standing In The Shadows Of Motown” To Screen

“Standing In The Shadows Of Motown” To Screen

The U.S. Consulate and the Adult Library will continue the Bermuda National Library’s regular Consulate Night at the Library series at 6.00pm on Thursday, June 16 with a screening of “Standing in the Shadows of Motown.” The film is a documentary that recounts the story of The Funk Brothers, the uncredited studio musicians who recorded and performed... Read more of this article

Connor Burns To Attend GES Summit In USA

Connor Burns To Attend GES Summit In USA

The U.S. Consulate has announced that Connor Burns, co-founder of Bermuda Aerial Media, has been invited to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit [GES] from June 22 to June 24 in Palo Alto, California. Mr. Burns will be joining more than 700 entrepreneurs from around the world along with investors, speakers, and leaders in entrepreneurship.A spokesperson... Read more of this article

US Consul International Exchange Visitor Returns

US Consul International Exchange Visitor Returns

The U.S. Consulate’s first participant in a Multiregional Project through the International Visitor Leadership Program [IVLP], Kelly Madeiros, has returned from a Department of State-funded visit to the United States looking at disability rights. A spokesperson said, “Mrs. Madeiros is a Coordinator at the Department of Court Services and was... Read more of this article