Tag: American relations

Public School System Joins GLOBE Programme

Public School System Joins GLOBE Programme

Minister of Education and Economic Development Dr. Grant Gibbons recently met with US Consul General, Robert Settje to sign the NASA GLOBE Agreement. The agreement represents a joint effort between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] and the US Government, and the Ministry of Education and Economic Development.Minister Gibbons... Read more of this article

Slideshow: July 4th Fireworks Over Elbow Beach

Slideshow: July 4th Fireworks Over Elbow Beach

Skies along the South Shore of the island were lit up with fireworks last night as July 4th celebrations took place in the east and west. Crowds of people lined the Elbow Beach in Paget to watch the show and the east end was also treated to a display with fireworks over the Mid-Ocean Club area.The fireworks marked U.S  Independence Day – also... Read more of this article

American Students Participate In BAMZ Course

American Students Participate In BAMZ Course

The Atlantic Conservation Partnership [ACP] and the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum, and Zoo [BAMZ] recently hosted a group of students from Flagler College in Florida as they participated in a study abroad course, which is a part of their Coastal Environmental Science major. The group included 12 students and two professors. “Bermuda is such a unique and... Read more of this article

US Consul: Remembering The Theatre Boycott

US Consul: Remembering The Theatre Boycott

[Opinion column written by U.S. Consul General to Bermuda Bob Settje] On the 55th anniversary of the Theatre Boycott, the U.S. Consulate General and Americans everywhere would like to join the people of Bermuda in recognizing and honoring those who acted courageously to further the cause of civil rights in Bermuda. As President Barack Obama has said,... Read more of this article

IRS Makes Changes To Offshore Programs

IRS Makes Changes To Offshore Programs

The American Internal Revenue Service [IRS] announced major changes in its offshore voluntary compliance programs last month, which it said was to provide new options and avenues for U.S. taxpayers to come into compliance with their U.S. tax obligations. The IRS said the changes include an expansion of the streamlined filing compliance procedures announced... Read more of this article

Photos: Virginia Club Hosts Bermuda Evening

Photos: Virginia Club Hosts Bermuda Evening

The Country Club of Virginia recently held an event with the theme “Evening in Bermuda”, complete with pastel colour scheme, valets in shorts, a Moongate, replica Bermuda houses, Bermuda shipwreck signs, sea coral accents, Bermudian cuisine and more. The 58th annual Bal du Bois is a fundraiser for Sheltering Arms Rehabilitation Hospital... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate Recognizes Bermuda Students

U.S. Consulate Recognizes Bermuda Students

U.S. Consul General Bob Settje hosted a reception on June 3 to recognize ten Bermudians for their successful completion of the free Massive Open Online Course [MOOC] “Entrepreneurship 101: Who Is Your Customer?” offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] this spring. The program was made possible through a partnership between the... Read more of this article

U.S. Secretary Kerry Sends Holiday Greetings

U.S. Secretary Kerry Sends Holiday Greetings

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has wished Bermudians an enjoyable Heritage Day on behalf of President Barack Obama and the United States as a whole, pointing out that “Americans and Bermudians share a rich, robust history as friends and partners stretching back more than four hundred years.” Secretary Kerry said, “On behalf of... Read more of this article

Washington Office Hosts Bermuda Day In DC

Washington Office Hosts Bermuda Day In DC

The Government of Bermuda’s Overseas Representative Office in Washington, D.C., hosted the First Official Bermuda Day in Washington, D.C., today, [May 22]. The reception welcomed members of the US Congress, diplomats, representatives from leading non-governmental organizations [NGO’s], US business leaders as well as various leaders of Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Promoting Closer Ties Between Bermuda & India

Promoting Closer Ties Between Bermuda & India

The Consulate General of India, New York, in association with The Government of Bermuda and the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] hosted the Bermuda Financial Services Technology Summit on May 20, 2014 to promote closer economic, trade, cultural and social ties between Bermuda and India. The event featured a number of speakers, namely Dnyaneshwar... Read more of this article


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