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Video: US President Biden Mentions Bermuda

Video: US President Biden Mentions Bermuda

Speaking during a recent press briefing, U.S. President Joe Biden said he has “proposed a global minimum tax” which means “companies aren’t going to be able to hide their income in places like the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, in tax havens.” President Biden said, “I’ve also proposed a global minimum tax, which is being proposed... Read more of this article

Covid: U.S. CDC Moves Bermuda To “Level 4″

Covid: U.S. CDC Moves Bermuda To “Level 4″

The U.S. CDC has now moved Bermuda back to Level 4 which states there is a “Very High Level of Covid-19 in Bermuda” and advises that “travelers should avoid all travel to Bermuda.” A U.S. Consulate spokesperson said, “The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] adjusted the Travel Health Notice for Bermuda, changing... Read more of this article

Covid: U.S. CDC Moves Bermuda To “Level 2″

Covid: U.S. CDC Moves Bermuda To “Level 2″

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] adjusted the Travel Health Notice for Bermuda today [March 15], upgrading our status from Level 3 to Level 2 which states there is a “moderate level of Covid-19 in Bermuda.” Screenshot from the page on Bermuda as of today on the CDC website:  A U.S. Consulate spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Troy University To Host Virtual Open House

Troy University To Host Virtual Open House

Troy University — a public university located in Troy, Alabama — will host a virtual information session for Bermudians in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State, EducationUSA and the U.S. Consulate General Hamilton. The event, led by Troy University’s International Admissions Office, is scheduled for Thursday, March 25, 2021 at... Read more of this article

US Consulate & CBP Donation Ceremony

US Consulate & CBP Donation Ceremony

The U.S. Consulate General and U.S. Customs and Border Protection [CBP] hosted a small donation ceremony at the old LF Wade International Airport building where a supply of office furniture, monitors, printers and other IT equipment were presented to the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and the Bermuda Customs Department.Acting U.S. Consul General... Read more of this article

Congressman Mentions Bermudian Grandfather

Congressman Mentions Bermudian Grandfather

While speaking in the U.S. Congress on a Bill to honour one time Bermuda resident Joseph Rainey, U.S Congressman G.K Butterfield mentioned his Bermudian grandfather, noting that he “lived his entire life in St. George.” Congressman Butterfield — whose father Dr. G. K. Butterfield Sr emigrated from Bermuda in the early 1900s —... Read more of this article

Acting U.S. Consul Visits NASA Tracking Station

Acting U.S. Consul Visits NASA Tracking Station

Acting U.S. Consul General Alan Purcell visited the NASA Tracking Station in Bermuda in advance of Saturday’s [Feb 20] scheduled rocket launch from the NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. This will be Northrop Grumman’s 15th commercial resupply services mission to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies and equipment to the International... Read more of this article

Premier Meets With Acting US Consul General

Premier Meets With Acting US Consul General

Premier David Burt met with Acting US Consul General Alan Purcell; a career Foreign Service Officer who previously worked in locations including Ukraine, Greece, Moldova, Hungary and more. Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “Yesterday I met with the Acting US Consul General, Alan Purcell. We discussed the cultural, economic, and historical... Read more of this article

Alleged Trump Cruise Promo Twitter Suspended

Alleged Trump Cruise Promo Twitter Suspended

A Twitter account that was connected with a purported Trump victory cruise to Bermuda has been suspended, with the account previously embedded on the website promoting the alleged cruise to Bermuda. While there is no confirmed reason as to why the account was suspended, the account was sharing conspiracy theories related to the U.S. election, and Twitter... Read more of this article

Acting U.S. Consul Appointed To Bermuda

Acting U.S. Consul Appointed To Bermuda

Alan Purcell has been appointed to serve as the Acting U.S. Consul General to Bermuda, and will succeed former Consul General Lee Rizzuto, who left the island on January 19. A spokesperson said, “Mr. Alan Purcell has been appointed to serve as the Acting U.S. Consul General to Bermuda. Acting Consul General Purcell is scheduled to assume his duties... Read more of this article

Video: Rev Beaman’s Inauguration Benediction

Video: Rev Beaman’s Inauguration Benediction

Reverend Silvester Beaman – a former pastor at Bermuda’s St. Paul AME Church – delivered the benediction at the inauguration ceremony of American President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris yesterday [Jan 20]. Introducing the benediction, Reverend Beaman said, “As a nation and people of faith gathered in this historical moment,... Read more of this article

Live Video: Presidential Inauguration Ceremony

Live Video: Presidential Inauguration Ceremony

The 2021 United States presidential inauguration ceremony is being held today [Jan 20] as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris officially take up the roles of President and Vice President of the United States, respectively. The ceremony is being held amidst increased security in Washington DC in the wake of the deadly events at the city’s Capitol building... Read more of this article

SJB: “Marcus Jones Is Not Fit To Sit In Senate”

SJB: “Marcus Jones Is Not Fit To Sit In Senate”

[Updated] The Social Justice Bermuda group has called for OBA Senator Marcus Jones “to be removed from the Senate” as he has “proven himself unfit to represent Bermuda in the Upper House.” Senator Posts Pro-Trump Message On Facebook This follows after Senator Jones posted a message on Facebook expressing support for President... Read more of this article