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U.S. Consulate Invites Stacey Ferreira For GEW

U.S. Consulate Invites Stacey Ferreira For GEW

The U.S. Consulate General invited American speaker and tech entrepreneur Stacey Ferreira to participate in Bermuda’s Global Entrepreneurship Week activities November 14 – 16. Ms. Ferreira will participate in outreach events facilitated by the U.S. Consulate General as well as events sponsored by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation... Read more of this article

Video: Ribbon Cutting At NASA Tracking Station

Video: Ribbon Cutting At NASA Tracking Station

[Updated] A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning [Nov 5] at the NASA Tracking Station on Cooper’s Island in the east end. Mr. Sam Scimemi, Director of NASA’s International Space Station, and Bill Wrobel, Director of NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, led a delegation to Bermuda to officially open the NASA Tracking Station. At this morning’s... Read more of this article

US Consulate: Traveling On Bermuda Passport

US Consulate: Traveling On Bermuda Passport

The U.S. Consulate said that while Bermuda passport holders are visa exempt, meaning we generally do not require a visa to travel to the United States, Bermuda passport holders who travel internationally are welcome to apply for visas to facilitate their travel. A spokesperson said, “The Consular Section wishes to remind Bermuda passport holders that... Read more of this article

Photos: US Consulate Participates In Clean Up

Photos: US Consulate Participates In Clean Up

In partnership with Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB], the U.S. Consulate participated in a cleanup initiative on October 19th. U.S. Consul General Constance Dierman and Consulate staff collected and disposed of trash, removed debris, and recycled items found at Blue Hole Park. Additionally, the Consulate team cleared overgrowth and trimmed hedges along... Read more of this article

Report: Former Resident Picked As Ambassador

Report: Former Resident Picked As Ambassador

Former Bermuda resident Lana Marks — who along with her husband was charged with an immigration offence in Bermuda back in the 1980s – has reportedly been chosen by United States President Donald Trump to serve as that country’s ambassador to South Africa. A story in the Guardian said, “Marks was born in the coastal city of East... Read more of this article

Cheryl Packwood Attends Kavanaugh Protest

Cheryl Packwood Attends Kavanaugh Protest

[Written by Don Burgess] Yale graduate Cheryl Packwood was one of the thousands of people who on Tuesday and Wednesday protested against Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the US Supreme Court.Dr Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez, and Julie Swetnick have publicly accused Mr Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in high school and college, allegations... Read more of this article

Mandatory Evacuation In USA As Hurricane Nears

Mandatory Evacuation In USA As Hurricane Nears

While the path of Hurricane Florence is sparing Bermuda, the United States isn’t so lucky, with more than a million people in coastal areas of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia under mandatory evacuation orders as the category 4 hurricane barrels towards the east coast with maximum sustained winds near 140 mph [220 km/h]. NPR reports, “In... Read more of this article

Saltus Remembers The Victims Of 9/11

Saltus Remembers The Victims Of 9/11

Saltus continued its memorial for the people who died in 2001 in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre in New York City. “The Saltus memorial especially remembers those Bermudians who lost their lives: Rhondell Tankard, Boyd Gatton and Robert Higley. Boyd and Robert were Saltus alums. Laying the wreath at the memorial tree were Head Girl,... Read more of this article

New Walk-In Passport Service For U.S. Citizens

New Walk-In Passport Service For U.S. Citizens

The U.S. Consulate is now offering a walk-in adult passport renewal service for United States citizens on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8.30am to 10.30am.A spokesperson said, “The U.S. Consulate is now offering a walk-in adult passport renewal service for United States citizens on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30a.m. – 10:30am. “Qualified applicants... Read more of this article

American SSA Representative To Visit Bermuda

American SSA Representative To Visit Bermuda

A representative from the United States Social Security Administration [SSA] will visit Bermuda next week to assist American Citizens with social security matters, the U.S. Consulate said. The representative will be available to answer questions from the public about matters including, but not limited to, social security number applications, applying... Read more of this article

Photos: American Society’s 4th Of July Event

Photos: American Society’s 4th Of July Event

[Updated with video] The American Society of Bermuda hosted an event at the Victualling Yard in Dockyard on Saturday [July 7] to mark American Independence Day. More commonly known as the fourth of July, the U.S holiday commemorates the United States gaining independence from Great Britain in 1776. The event saw recently appointed U.S. Consul General... Read more of this article

U.S. Consul General Visits Deputy Premier

U.S. Consul General Visits Deputy Premier

Today the [June 25] U.S. Consul General Constance M. Dierman made a courtesy visit to the Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban. Ms Dierman recently replaced Mary Ellen Koenig as the island’s U.S. Consul General, with the career diplomat having previously served in locations including Kabul, Baghdad, Bridgetown,... Read more of this article

American Society Donates To BHB Residents

American Society Donates To BHB Residents

Residents of Long Term Care at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] will be able to enjoy some activities outside in the coming months thanks in large part to a donation from the American Society of Bermuda. Club president Ellie Najac said the Society, comprised of US citizens who live in Bermuda, make donations quarterly to various groups on the... Read more of this article