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Kelly Madeiros To Attend IVLP In United States

Kelly Madeiros To Attend IVLP In United States

The U.S. Consulate and the U.S. Embassy in London have selected Kelly Madeiros to attend an International Visitor Leadership Program [IVLP] in the United States on the topic of disability rights. Mrs. Madeiros is the Coordinator of the Department of Court Services. She was instrumental in developing and implementing the Mental Health Treatment Court... Read more of this article

Bloomberg Confirms He’s Considering Running

Bloomberg Confirms He’s Considering Running

Former New York mayor and frequent Bermuda visitor Michael Bloomberg has confirmed that he is considering running for President of the United States, marking the first time the billionaire has confirmed that he is eyeing a presidential bid. In an interview with the Financial Times, he was “looking at all the options” when asked about a possible... Read more of this article

Consulate Establishes ‘Young Leaders Bermuda’

Consulate Establishes ‘Young Leaders Bermuda’

The U.S. Consulate has kicked off Young Leaders – Bermuda [YLB], a new networking opportunity for young people who are interested in current events and international relations, among other topics of interest. YLB is a chapter of Young Leaders United Kingdom [YLUK], an initiative of the U.S. Ambassador to the UK, Matthew Barzun. It is a way to foster... Read more of this article

Report: “Favorite New Tax Haven Is The USA”

Report: “Favorite New Tax Haven Is The USA”

A Bloomberg article – “The World’s Favorite New Tax Haven Is the United States” — states that “moving money out of the usual offshore secrecy havens and into the U.S. is a brisk new business,” with two references to clients “moving assets from Bermuda.” The article said, “Last September, at a law... Read more of this article

Report: Bloomberg Considering Presidential Bid

Report: Bloomberg Considering Presidential Bid

Former New York City Mayor and regular Bermuda visitor Michael Bloomberg is considering a third-party bid for president and would be willing to spend at least $1 billion of his fortune on it, according to the New York Times. The Times reports that Mr Bloomberg has instructed advisers to draw up plans for a potential independent campaign in this year’s... Read more of this article

Clinton: “End Bermuda Reinsurance Loophole”

Clinton: “End Bermuda Reinsurance Loophole”

[Updated] “High-income money managers have used loopholes related to foreign reinsurance – often located in Bermuda – to avoid paying their fair share,” U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said, adding that she would “end the Bermuda reinsurance loophole.” Her official campaign website recently released... Read more of this article

US Passes Bill Relating To Visa Waiver Program

US Passes Bill Relating To Visa Waiver Program

Following the recent terrorist attacks, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a Bill tightening aspects of the visa waiver program that affects citizens of 38 countries. The visa waiver program currently makes it possible for citizens from 38 approved countries to travel to the United States for up to 90 days without first applying for a visa. The... Read more of this article

387 Bermudian Students Studying In USA In 2015

387 Bermudian Students Studying In USA In 2015

In 2015, 387 Bermudian students were studying in the United States, with the top U.S. host institutions for Bermudians said to be New England Institute of Technology, Johnson and Wales University, Barry University, and Flagler College. “The number of international students at U.S. colleges and universities increased 10% to a record high of 974,926... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate Meeting: Social Security Benefits

U.S. Consulate Meeting: Social Security Benefits

The U.S. Consulate will sponsor a public meeting to discuss U.S. Social Security benefits and related issues on November 3rd. “The meeting will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, in the “Bermudez Room” at XL Catlin, 1 Bermudiana Road, Hamilton,” the Consulate said. “Speakers will include U.S. Consul General... Read more of this article

Video: New U.S. Consul Mary Ellen Koenig

Video: New U.S. Consul Mary Ellen Koenig

Mary Ellen Noonan Koenig, a career diplomat in the United States Foreign Service, arrived in late August to assume responsibilities as the U.S. Consul General to Bermuda, and recently took the time to outline the experience that she brings to the island in her new position. Mrs. Koenig will replace Robert Settje, who said his time in Bermuda has been... Read more of this article

Premier Attends Events In New York, Washington

Premier Attends Events In New York, Washington

During Premier Michael Dunkley’s visit to the US this week he participated in the New York launch of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s [BTA] “Race to Bermuda” event on Wednesday, and attended events in Washington DC last night [Sept. 17] as part of the 45th Congressional Black Caucus’ Annual Legislative Conference. A Cabinet Office spokesperson... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley Attending Events In NY & DC

Premier Dunkley Attending Events In NY & DC

The Cabinet Office advised today that Premier Michael‎ Dunkley is currently in the US this week attending two events; the New York launch of the “Race to Bermuda” event and the Congressional Black Caucus’ Leadership Reception “This evening [Sept 16], the Premier will participate in the New York launch of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s... Read more of this article

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