Tag: #AmericanRelations

Bermudians Living In US Eligible For Scholarship

Bermudians Living In US Eligible For Scholarship

The Western Union Company announced the expansion of its educational scholarship programme for Caribbean-born or second generation of Caribbean Americans residing in the United States, with the programme being extended from nine to 19 countries – with the expansion now seeing Bermuda included. The commitment was announced as Western Union and... Read more of this article

Colonial Wars Group Hosts Meeting In Bermuda

Colonial Wars Group Hosts Meeting In Bermuda

A group of people with ancestral roots to the American Colonial Wars recently paid a visit to Bermuda in order to host their 106th annual meeting, with some members arriving aboard cruise ships and others flying to the island.The group enjoyed a full itinerary, including a visit to St. George’s on May 7 that included a meeting with then-Mayor... Read more of this article

Consul General Invites U.S. Citizens To Meeting

Consul General Invites U.S. Citizens To Meeting

U.S. Consul General Bob Settje will hold a town hall meeting for American citizens at his official residence, Cedarhurst, 33 Wilkinson Avenue, Hamilton Parish, on Thursday, May 14, 2015, from 5:30-7:30 PM. “For space reasons, attendance will be limited to the first 120 American citizens age 18 and over who register online at the U.S. Consulate... Read more of this article

Top Officers From UK And US Praise Regiment

Top Officers From UK And US Praise Regiment

Generals from the United Kingdom and United States recently gave the island’s defense force their seal of approval, with Bermuda Regiment CO Lt Col Michael Foster-Brown saying that the visit from senior military figures “heralded a new era of cooperation between the three countries – as well as increased opportunities for Regiment soldiers... Read more of this article

NY Tourism Site “Surrenders,” Promotes Florida

NY Tourism Site “Surrenders,” Promotes Florida

Amid the continuous discussion of how best to promote Bermuda’s tourism industry, one New York town has taken a very unique approach to their own tourism industry, surrendering to winter and advising people to take a trip to the Florida Keys instead. VisitIthaca.com, the tourism website promoting the city of Ithaca, New York, recently added a... Read more of this article

Premier, Minister Complete Meetings Overseas

Premier, Minister Complete Meetings Overseas

This evening [Feb. 4] the Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley and the Minister of Economic Development, Dr. Grant Gibbons wrapped up a full day of meetings with ‎Congressional Members in the Senate and the House of Representatives. Today’s Capitol Hill meetings included visits with Congressman Jim Clyburn [D-SC], Senate... Read more of this article

Video: Retired Local Firefighter On US News

Video: Retired Local Firefighter On US News

Arthur Raynor, a 31-year veteran Firefighter/EMT [retired] with the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service, was recently appointed as the Senior Fire Safety Education Specialist with The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department [AFRD], with one of his latest efforts seeing him filmed by a local TV news station as he performed a school fire safety show. Regarding his... Read more of this article

United States To Ease Cuba Travel Restrictions

United States To Ease Cuba Travel Restrictions

U.S. President Barack Obama announced sweeping changes to U.S. policy with Cuba today [Dec 17], moving to normalize relations between the two nations, including facilitating an expansion of travel to Cuba. Under the new measures, the United States plans to reopen its embassy in Havana and significantly ease restrictions on travel and commerce. “With... Read more of this article

U.S. Consul: Thanksgiving Concept Has Evolved

U.S. Consul: Thanksgiving Concept Has Evolved

[Opinion column written by U.S. Consul General Robert Settje] It is Thanksgiving week, and I am sitting here in Casco Viejo, the old quarter of Panama City, on one of my rare trips off-island, musing about my parents and grandparents and the Great Depression. To explain … Depending on which version of history you believe, we are about to celebrate... Read more of this article

MPs Congratulate Congressman G.K. Butterfield

MPs Congratulate Congressman G.K. Butterfield

U.S. Congressman G.K. Butterfield — whose father was Bermudian — will be the next leader of the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus [CBC], and will lead the largest CBC in history with 45 members when the U.S. Congress convenes in January. Congressman Butterfield — who has represented northeastern North Carolina’s 1st Congressional District... Read more of this article

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