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Mandatory Evacuation In USA As Hurricane Nears

Mandatory Evacuation In USA As Hurricane Nears

While the path of Hurricane Florence is sparing Bermuda, the United States isn’t so lucky, with more than a million people in coastal areas of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia under mandatory evacuation orders as the category 4 hurricane barrels towards the east coast with maximum sustained winds near 140 mph [220 km/h]. NPR reports, “In... Read more of this article

Saltus Remembers The Victims Of 9/11

Saltus Remembers The Victims Of 9/11

Saltus continued its memorial for the people who died in 2001 in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre in New York City. “The Saltus memorial especially remembers those Bermudians who lost their lives: Rhondell Tankard, Boyd Gatton and Robert Higley. Boyd and Robert were Saltus alums. Laying the wreath at the memorial tree were Head Girl,... Read more of this article

New Walk-In Passport Service For U.S. Citizens

New Walk-In Passport Service For U.S. Citizens

The U.S. Consulate is now offering a walk-in adult passport renewal service for United States citizens on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8.30am to 10.30am.A spokesperson said, “The U.S. Consulate is now offering a walk-in adult passport renewal service for United States citizens on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30a.m. – 10:30am. “Qualified applicants... Read more of this article

American SSA Representative To Visit Bermuda

American SSA Representative To Visit Bermuda

A representative from the United States Social Security Administration [SSA] will visit Bermuda next week to assist American Citizens with social security matters, the U.S. Consulate said. The representative will be available to answer questions from the public about matters including, but not limited to, social security number applications, applying... Read more of this article

Photos: American Society’s 4th Of July Event

Photos: American Society’s 4th Of July Event

[Updated with video] The American Society of Bermuda hosted an event at the Victualling Yard in Dockyard on Saturday [July 7] to mark American Independence Day. More commonly known as the fourth of July, the U.S holiday commemorates the United States gaining independence from Great Britain in 1776. The event saw recently appointed U.S. Consul General... Read more of this article

U.S. Consul General Visits Deputy Premier

U.S. Consul General Visits Deputy Premier

Today the [June 25] U.S. Consul General Constance M. Dierman made a courtesy visit to the Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban. Ms Dierman recently replaced Mary Ellen Koenig as the island’s U.S. Consul General, with the career diplomat having previously served in locations including Kabul, Baghdad, Bridgetown,... Read more of this article

American Society Donates To BHB Residents

American Society Donates To BHB Residents

Residents of Long Term Care at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] will be able to enjoy some activities outside in the coming months thanks in large part to a donation from the American Society of Bermuda. Club president Ellie Najac said the Society, comprised of US citizens who live in Bermuda, make donations quarterly to various groups on the... Read more of this article

Consular Services Temporarily Suspended

Consular Services Temporarily Suspended

The American Consular Section will be closed for routine services [visas, waivers, passports and registration of birth] effective on Friday, May 4, due to ongoing construction on the U.S. Consulate grounds. A spokesperson said, “The Consular Section will be closed for routine services [visas, waivers, passports and registration of birth] effective... Read more of this article

Photos: Premier Holds Meetings In Washington

Photos: Premier Holds Meetings In Washington

Premier David Burt traveled to Washington DC, where he attended meetings with a number of US politicians including Rep. Maxine Waters, Rep. Brian Mast, Rep. G.K Butterfield, Rep. James Clyburn, Rep. Yvette Clarke, Rep. Sheila Jackson, Stacey Plaskett, and Rep. Val Butler Demmings. Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “Great to catch up with... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt Travels To Washington DC

Premier David Burt Travels To Washington DC

This afternoon [April 11] Premier David Burt left for Washington DC, where he has a number of meetings scheduled for tomorrow. Some of the US politicians he will meet with include: members of the Congressional Black Caucus; Senator Bill Cassidy [Republican-Louisiana]; Congressman Joseph Crowley [D-NY-14-Bronx, NY] Chairman, House Democratic Caucus. The... Read more of this article

3 Bermuda Nationals “Removed” By ICE In 2017

3 Bermuda Nationals “Removed” By ICE In 2017

Three Bermuda nationals were “removed” by ICE in 2017, compared to one in 2016, according to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement [ICE] Enforcement and Removal Operations activities report. The report defines a “removal” as the “compulsory and confirmed movement of an inadmissible or deportable alien out of the... Read more of this article

New U.S. Consul General Appointed To Bermuda

New U.S. Consul General Appointed To Bermuda

The U.S. Department of State has appointed Constance M. Dierman to serve as the next U.S. Consul General to Bermuda. Mrs. Dierman, a senior career diplomat, is currently serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Human Resources at the Department of State where she manages global human resource services, the administration of the Foreign... Read more of this article

Premier: Complaint Over Information, Treaty

Premier: Complaint Over Information, Treaty

“There was a complaint by the U.S. Department of Justice that the former Government used information that was received in a mutual legal assistance for a civil matter,” Premier David Burt said in the House of Assembly as MPs were discussing matters surrounding the lawsuit against Lahey. This came during Friday’s session of Parliament... Read more of this article