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Chamber To Host Session On U.S. Tax Reform

Chamber To Host Session On U.S. Tax Reform

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce has partnered with KPMG to host a breakfast update session on the impending U.S. Tax Reform. “With the U.S. Senate’s approval of tax reform legislation on 2 December 2017, another significant step has been taken towards the passage of comprehensive tax reform legislation in the U.S,” the Chamber said. “The... Read more of this article

Govt Signs Tax Agreement With United States

Govt Signs Tax Agreement With United States

The Government of Bermuda has signed a tax agreement with the United States, a Country by Country Competent Authority Agreement. “This agreement signifies that the Government of Bermuda has satisfied the Internal Revenue Services’ [IRS] data safeguards review and complies with the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development [OECD]... Read more of this article

Premier Meets Florida Civic & Business Leaders

Premier Meets Florida Civic & Business Leaders

Premier David Burt was welcomed to Miami and Miami Beach by both cities’ respective new mayors yesterday [Dec 5], during a visit arranged by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] to meet Florida civic and business leaders.The one-day visit included meetings with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, and the Mayors of Miami and Miami Beach,... Read more of this article

Three Month Government Contract For GroupDC

Three Month Government Contract For GroupDC

The Government of Bermuda confirmed they “secured the services of theGroup DC from 1 November 2017 for three months,” adding that “the cost for services is $20,000 a month.” “the Group DC represents the Government of Bermuda in Washington, D.C., and advocates Bermuda’s interests and lobbies the United States Congress,... Read more of this article

Minister: US Travel Advisory For BOTC Passports

Minister: US Travel Advisory For BOTC Passports

“If someone is using a BOTC passport but is not Bermudian, they will not be allowed to travel to the US visa free,” Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown said, adding that “persons who do not possess Bermudian status but are in possession of a BOTC [Bermuda] passport are advised that if they plan to travel to the USA to either travel... Read more of this article

NAACP’s Hilary Shelton To Speak In Bermuda

NAACP’s Hilary Shelton To Speak In Bermuda

The U.S. Consulate has invited American speaker Hilary Shelton to Bermuda to participate in a series of events leading up to Human Rights day on December 10. Mr. Shelton, Director of the National Association for the Advancement for Colored People [NAACP] Washington Bureau and Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Policy, will participate in activities... Read more of this article

US Consulate On Bermudians Traveling To USA

US Consulate On Bermudians Traveling To USA

As an effort to assist Bermudians while traveling overseas, the U.S. Consulate General said they are “making available information regarding Bermudians privilege to enter the United States without a visa.” “This travel information is intended for Bermuda passport holders to have readily available in the event airline personnel or immigration... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate Invites Speakers For GEW

U.S. Consulate Invites Speakers For GEW

The U.S. Consulate has invited two American speakers to participate in Bermuda’s Global Entrepreneurship Week [GEW] activities, with Monica Dodi and Buzzy Thibodeaux set to participate in events sponsored by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] and other local partners. A spokesperson said, “On November 17, Ms. Dodi will highlight... Read more of this article

Family Finds Dog That Escaped From US Airport

Family Finds Dog That Escaped From US Airport

A family who moved to Bermuda recently were devastated when their beloved dog escaped from workers when they were getting ready to load her on a plane at Tampa International Airport are now celebrating after their dog, Brady, was located. The couple told ABC Action News that they had relocated to Bermuda for work and “The airlines would not... Read more of this article

Family Seeks Dog That Escaped From US Airport

Family Seeks Dog That Escaped From US Airport

A family who moved to Bermuda has returned to Tampa with the hope they can find their beloved dog who escaped from workers when they were getting ready to load her on a plane at Tampa International Airport. This is according to multiple media reports in Tampa, which said that on Friday night, the family flew to Tampa from Bermuda so they could search... Read more of this article

Consulate: Social Security Notice For US Citizens

Consulate: Social Security Notice For US Citizens

The U.S. Consulate is no longer able able to accept calls, emails, or consultations regarding Social Security services or issues, as the Social Security Administration consolidated their overseas operations into regional offices that provide a full range of SSA services for U.S. citizens residing outside of the USA. “The Social Security Administration... Read more of this article

Dr. Douglas On Trump & NFL Players Protest

Dr. Douglas On Trump & NFL Players Protest

Bermudian Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas – a professor of race and education studies at the University of Missouri — recently took part in a ‘virtual roundtable conversation’ on Think Progress to discuss President Donald Trump’s recent comments about the NFL players’ protest. Dr Douglas was joined by Latria Graham, a South Carolina-based... Read more of this article

American Consulate’s Flag At Half Mast

American Consulate’s Flag At Half Mast

Following the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas which left 59 people dead and over 500 people injured, the flag at the U.S. Consulate in Bermuda has been lowered to half mast as a mark of respect for the victims. A Consulate spokesperson said, “It’s a heart-breaking day for those affected by this senseless tragedy. Right now, our thoughts are... Read more of this article