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US Consul Announce Flight To USA On April 7

US Consul Announce Flight To USA On April 7

The U.S. Consulate announced that a repatriation flight will depart Bermuda for Atlanta on Tuesday, April 7, and has urged people to make arrangements now. A spokesperson said, “The U.S. Consulate General urges U.S. citizens, and all others who may need to travel to the United States, to make arrangements now. A repatriation flight departing Bermuda... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate To Suspend Routine Services

U.S. Consulate To Suspend Routine Services

The U.S. Consulate General said they “support all efforts made by the Government of Bermuda to ensure the safety and security of the country while combating the spread of Covid-19.” A spokesperson said, “In accordance with the closure guidelines and social distancing advice issued by the Government of Bermuda, the U.S. Consulate will suspend... Read more of this article

Consulate Cancel Nonimmigrant Visa Appts

Consulate Cancel Nonimmigrant Visa Appts

In light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the U.S Consulate is “cancelling routine nonimmigrant visa appointments until further notice.” A spokesperson said, “In accordance with the Bermuda Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 prevention guidelines, the U.S. Consulate General in Bermuda is implementing all appropriate measures to help... Read more of this article

Consulate Info Session: Steps To Study In U.S.

Consulate Info Session: Steps To Study In U.S.

The U.S. Consulate General will be hosting an information session entitled “Your Steps to Studying in the United States” on Thursday, March 19th at 5.30pm at the Bermuda EducationUSA Advising Centre. A spokesperson said, “Meet with the U.S. Consulate General to learn how you can study and earn your degree in the United States during... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate Voter Registration On March 6

U.S. Consulate Voter Registration On March 6

The U.S. Consulate will host a third Voter Registration drive on Friday, March 6 at the Washington Mall from 10.00am to 3.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The U.S. Consulate General in Bermuda would like to invite all U.S. citizens to register to vote for the upcoming 2020 primary and general elections. “On Friday, March 6, 2020, the U.S. Consulate... Read more of this article

USA Election: No Winner Declared Yet In Iowa

USA Election: No Winner Declared Yet In Iowa

The first vote in the Democratic primary for U.S. President is not exactly going smoothly, with no winner having been declared yet in last night’s Iowa Caucuses, prompting headlines such as ‘Chaos reigns on Iowa caucuses’ and ‘Democratic race in shambles’. Iowa Democratic officials say they’re going over the paper... Read more of this article

Democratic Primary: U.S. Votes Today In Iowa

Democratic Primary: U.S. Votes Today In Iowa

[Updated with live video] After extensive time campaigning, American voters will head to caucus today [Feb 3] as the Iowa caucus is set to take place, marking the first vote in the Democratic primary for U.S. President. There are eleven major candidates left in the race; Michael Bennet, Joe Biden, Michael Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg, Tulsi Gabbard, Amy... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate Voter Registration On January 31

U.S. Consulate Voter Registration On January 31

The U.S. Consulate will host a second Voter Registration drive on Friday [Jan 31] at the Washington Mall from 10.00am to 3.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The U.S. Consulate General in Bermuda would like to invite all U.S. citizens to register to vote for the upcoming 2020 primary and general elections. “On Friday, January 31, 2020, the U.S. Consulate... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate Voter Registration On January 17

U.S. Consulate Voter Registration On January 17

On Friday, January 17, the U.S. Consulate will host its first Voter Registration Drive at the Consulate offices on Middle Road from 1.00pm to 4.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Americans throughout the United States and around the world are encouraged to exercise their most basic right – the right to vote. The U.S. Consulate General in Bermuda would... Read more of this article

CBP Modernizes ESTA For Travel Authorization

CBP Modernizes ESTA For Travel Authorization

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection [CBP] introduced new features to the Electronic Travel System for Travel Authorization [ESTA] website, the portal through which prospective Visa Waiver Program travelers can apply to travel to the United States. A U.S. Consulate spokesperson said, “On November 23, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection [CBP]... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate Warn Of Dishonest Visa Services

U.S. Consulate Warn Of Dishonest Visa Services

The U.S. Consulate in Bermuda has advised people to be vary of “dishonest visa expeditor service companies,” noting that while there are reputable service providers, there are also “those that take advantage of uninformed customers.” A spokesperson said, “Members of the public are advised to be on the guard against dishonest... Read more of this article

Habitat & WRC To Take Part In US Program

Habitat & WRC To Take Part In US Program

On December 5, U.S. Consul General Constance Dierman met with a group of representatives from the Women’s Resource Centre [WRC] and Habitat for Humanity who were selected to participate in an exchange program designed by the U.S. Department of State. Before their departure to Washington D.C. on December 8, the group discussed how the International... Read more of this article

Column: Elimination Of Violence Against Women

Column: Elimination Of Violence Against Women

[Column written by U.S. Consul General Constance Dierman] The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women was observed on November 25, and its intent and messaging is being amplified with a worldwide campaign against gender-based violence culminating on Human Rights Day, December 10. The United Nations’ theme for the “16 Days... Read more of this article