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Photos: Coast Guard Cutter ‘Eagle’ In Bermuda

Photos: Coast Guard Cutter ‘Eagle’ In Bermuda

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrived in Bermuda today [July 4] as part of its 2015 cadet summer training deployment, mooring along Front Street in Hamilton.The Eagle will be open for free public tours on the following dates and times:Saturday, July 4 – 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday, July 5 – 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday, July... Read more of this article

Watson Speaks In Florida On Crime Prevention

Watson Speaks In Florida On Crime Prevention

[Updated] Bermudian Dennis Rahiim Watson was recently welcomed to Tampa, Florida by Attorney General Pam Bondi as he served as the Keynote Youth Luncheon Speaker during the 30th National Conference on Preventing Crime in the Black Community. The conference is sponsored by Florida’s Office of the Attorney General and the Consortium of Florida National... Read more of this article

Brannon: “Amazing Victory For Human Rights”

Brannon: “Amazing Victory For Human Rights”

Following today’s 5-4 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that all American states must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Tony Brannon called it an “amazing victory for human rights” and said it “is now time for all the politicians to get their heads out of the pink sand on this issue.” Thirty-seven states and the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Send Condolence After SC Shooting

Bermuda Send Condolence After SC Shooting

Premier Michael Dunkley wrote to Bishop Gregory G.M. Ingram, Bishop of the First Episcopal District to extend condolences from the people of Bermuda following the tragic shooting at the historic Mother Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina. “Dylann Roof, who police say opened fire and killed nine people during a prayer meeting at a historic African... Read more of this article

Mary Koenig Named New U.S. Consul General

Mary Koenig Named New U.S. Consul General

Mary Ellen Noonan Koenig, a career diplomat in the United States Foreign Service, will arrive in late August to assume responsibilities as the U.S. Consul General to Bermuda. “Her most recent assignment was as the Cultural Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow where she oversaw one of the U.S. Government’s largest public diplomacy programs... Read more of this article

Video: US Consul Reflects On Time In Bermuda

Video: US Consul Reflects On Time In Bermuda

With his time serving in Bermuda winding down, US Consul Robert Settje sat down with Bernews to discuss his experience on the island, saying that his time in Bermuda has been “a wonderful experience from beginning to end.” Next Assignment Consul Settje said, “I found out that I would be coming here as Cousul General probably six or... Read more of this article

American Society Donates Tent To Lefroy House

American Society Donates Tent To Lefroy House

The American Society of Bermuda as part of their philanthropic endeavour, focusing on the seniors’ and children in Bermuda, donated a large canopy tent to the Lefroy House, a senior citizens’ residence in Somerset. A spokesperson said, “The canopy tent will allow the residents to sit outside in the fresh air, enjoying afternoon teas, birthdays... Read more of this article

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

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