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U.S. Military To Give Four Vehicles To Regiment

U.S. Military To Give Four Vehicles To Regiment

The United States military will hand over three refurbished vans and a truck to the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] next week. The vehicles, three Toyota vans and an Isuzu truck, were formerly based at a U.S. Navy base in Japan and gifted to the RBR by the U.S. Northern Command [NORTHCOM]. They traveled thousands of miles to Georgia for a makeover before... Read more of this article

Consulate To Discuss U.S. Work/Travel Options

Consulate To Discuss U.S. Work/Travel Options

On February 6th, Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig will host an information session about exchange opportunities available to young Bermudians to work and travel in the United States. This session is open to young people from any school in Bermuda and their parents, however the opportunities are only open to young people over the age of 18.The US Consulate... Read more of this article

Photos: Gathering To Support Women’s March

Photos: Gathering To Support Women’s March

[Updated with video] People are gathering this morning [Jan 21] in Queen Elizabeth Park in Hamilton, showing solidarity with women in the U.S. and around the globe, where thousands are participating in the Women’s March on Washington and more than 600 sister marches are taking place across the world. The events are taking place the day after President... Read more of this article

Premier Extends Thanks To President Obama

Premier Extends Thanks To President Obama

This weekend, Premier Michael Dunkley wrote to President Barack Obama to extend his well-wishes to the outgoing President and express his “deepest appreciation and admiration” for his eight years of service to the people of the United States of America and beyond, on behalf of Bermuda. In the letter, Premier Dunkley said, “Bermudians,... Read more of this article

Column: ‘A Healthy Democracy Needs All Of Us’

Column: ‘A Healthy Democracy Needs All Of Us’

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The eloquence of United States President, Barack Obama continued to flow in his ‘Farewell Speech’ this past Tuesday evening, in his hometown of Chicago. While it was aimed at his fellow Americans, its message contained a universal theme, applicable to global citizens. He reminded the audience that he took... Read more of this article

Clinton Extends Thanks For ‘Thoughtful’ Letter

Clinton Extends Thanks For ‘Thoughtful’ Letter

Hillary Clinton has written to Premier Michael Dunkley to thank him for his “thoughtful and heartfelt letter” following the U.S. Presidential election held late last year. A Government spokesperson said, “The public may recall that on November 9th, 2016, Premier Michael Dunkley wrote to President-Elect Donald Trump to extended well... Read more of this article

Donald Trump Wins U.S. Presidential Election

Donald Trump Wins U.S. Presidential Election

Bermuda residents joined many around the world in keeping a close eye on American news coverage to watch the United States Presidential Election unfold, with businessman Donald Trump winning the Presidency. The Republican field began with 17 candidates, and Donald Trump claimed the Republican nomination, while Hillary Clinton was the Democratic nominee,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Mentions In ‘Podesta Email’ Leaks

Bermuda Mentions In ‘Podesta Email’ Leaks

While most of them appear to refer to items that have already been publicly reported, mentions of Bermuda can be found in the ‘Podesta Emails’, a mass release of emails by Wikileaks which were apparently obtained by hacking the emails of Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta [pictured]. A search of the Wikileaks website shows that... Read more of this article

Travelers Can Take Cuban Products Into USA

Travelers Can Take Cuban Products Into USA

The U.S. recently announced amendments which will permit travelers to the United States to import Cuban goods from third countries for personal use, meaning visitors to Bermuda can now purchase Cuban-origin merchandise, such as cigars, from local vendors, and take the products to the United States.The U.S. Consulate in Bermuda said, “On October... Read more of this article

Video: Saltus Holds 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

Video: Saltus Holds 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

This morning, Saltus Grammar School remembered those who perished in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001, including Saltus alumni Boyd A. Gatton [1962-2001] and Robert D. W. Higley II [1971-2001], as well as Bermudian Rhondelle Tankard.Deputy Head Jon Beard, who taught Mr Gatton, said: “The terrorist attack on... Read more of this article

Wreath-Laying Ceremony Marks 9/11 Anniversary

Wreath-Laying Ceremony Marks 9/11 Anniversary

[Updated with video] A wreath-laying ceremony to mark the 15th anniversary of September 11, 2001 was held at the 9/11 Memorial in the Botanical Gardens this morning, with Deputy Premier Bob Richards saying that “the people of Bermuda stand with the people of the USA and join hands with those around the world, in laying a wreath to remember and... Read more of this article

Global Entry Kiosks Available At Bermuda Airport

Global Entry Kiosks Available At Bermuda Airport

U.S. Customs & Border Protection [CBP] and Bermuda officials announced the addition of Global Entry kiosks to Bermuda pre-clearance at L.F. Wade International Airport, which will allow Global Entry members to bypass the CBP inspection lines and use an automated kiosk to complete their admission to the United States. “CBP is pleased to expand... Read more of this article

Video: Dr Swan On Marcus Garvey’s Legacy

Video: Dr Swan On Marcus Garvey’s Legacy

Bermudian Dr. Quito Swan spoke at an event yesterday in the United States centered around the request for a posthumous presidential pardon filed by descendants of Marcus Garvey, with Dr. Julius Garvey – Marcus Garvey’s son – also speaking at the presentation. The Associated Press said “The son of early 20th century black nationalist... Read more of this article