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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

Photos: Tourism Authority Hosts Event In NY

Photos: Tourism Authority Hosts Event In NY

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] recently hosted events in New York City, with plans to hold similar events in Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC, all designed to promote the island. Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons provided an overview of the events in Parliament, saying, “There were two Bermuda Tourism Authority-hosted... Read more of this article

US Consulate: Book Appts Now To Avoid Delays

US Consulate: Book Appts Now To Avoid Delays

The U.S. Consulate said they encourage those in need of routine consular services including the renewal of visas and U.S. passports to “schedule appointments as soon as possible to avoid potential delays in service due to ongoing construction on the premises.”“Construction is underway on the Consulate grounds and is soon expected... Read more of this article

NOM Played ‘Significant Behind Scenes Role’

NOM Played ‘Significant Behind Scenes Role’

The U.S. based National Organization for Marriage [NOM] stated they played a “significant behind-the-scenes role” in what they termed the “tremendous victory in Bermuda,” saying that NOM President Brian Brown traveled here twice “to meet with activists from Preserve Marriage Bermuda to discuss potential strategies.” Founded... Read more of this article