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US Consulate Launches Education Campaign

US Consulate Launches Education Campaign

The U.S. Consulate General has launched its Study With “US” campaign by premiering the first video, out of a series of interviews, spotlighting Bermudian students currently attending U.S. colleges and universities, as well as Bermudian alumni of U.S institutions. A spokesperson said, “The U.S. Consulate General has launched its Study With “US”... Read more of this article

Photos: Consulate’s ‘Study With US’ Event

Photos: Consulate’s ‘Study With US’ Event

United States Consul General Karen Grissette welcomed education partners, stakeholders, and special guests to her residence to develop education partnerships in support of the Consulate’s upcoming Study with ‘US’ campaign Wednesday evening. A spokesperson said, “To reinforce the longstanding educational exchange ties between the United States... Read more of this article

Cabinet Office Remembers Lives Lost On 9/11

Cabinet Office Remembers Lives Lost On 9/11

The Cabinet Office paused to remember all who lost their lives on September 11th, in the Twin Towers in New York City and at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. A spokesperson said, “A Cabinet Office spokesperson encouraged the community to remember in particular the Bermudians and Bermuda residents – Rhondelle Tankard, Boyd Gatton and Robert Higley... Read more of this article

Photos: Consulate Hosts Summer Reception

Photos: Consulate Hosts Summer Reception

U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette and the broader U.S. Consulate team welcomed guests to ‘Cedarhurst,’ the Consul General’s Official Residence, for a special End of Summer reception yesterday [Aug 31], featuring a performance by the Princeton University Tigertones. A spokesperson said, “U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette thanked partner organizations... Read more of this article

US Consul Participates In Bermuda Pride Events

US Consul Participates In Bermuda Pride Events

U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette said she was “honored to participate in Bermuda Pride 2022″ with the Consulate noting “the United States stands with the LGBTQIA+ community of Bermuda.” The U.S. Consulate Hamilton posted the photo below online, saying, “Representing the United States’ support for the LGBTQIA+ community,... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Reviews Successful Enforcement

US Coast Guard Reviews Successful Enforcement

U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette supported a visit this week by Rear Admiral Shannon Gilreath, Commander of the United States Coast Guard’s Mid-Atlantic Region following the completion of a successful fisheries enforcement operation earlier this year. A spokesperson said, “U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette supported a visit this week by Rear... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Tall Ship “Eagle” To Visit Bermuda

Coast Guard Tall Ship “Eagle” To Visit Bermuda

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter “Eagle” is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda on Friday, July 8 as part of its 2022 summer training deployment. A spokesperson said, “The ship will be moored along Front Street in Hamilton, July 8-12 and will be open for free public tours Saturday, July 9 – Monday, July 11 between 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Photo of the U.S.... Read more of this article

Reports: US To End Covid-19 Test Requirement

Reports: US To End Covid-19 Test Requirement

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lift its requirement for travelers to test negative for Covid-19 before entering the United States, according to multiple reports from the U.S. media. A CNN story said, “The Biden administration is expected to announce Friday that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lift its... Read more of this article

Photos: Rainbow Flag Flying At U.S. Consulate

Photos: Rainbow Flag Flying At U.S. Consulate

The U.S. Consulate in Bermuda is currently flying a rainbow flag at their Devonshire location in order to celebrate Pride Month, which is marked during the month of June. The Library of Congress website says, “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer [LGBTQ] Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the... Read more of this article

Photos: Redbud Planting & Plaque Unveiling

Photos: Redbud Planting & Plaque Unveiling

[Updated with video] A formal presentation and planting of a Redbud sapling from the Mount Vernon Estate – home of U.S. President George Washington – was held at the Queen Elizabeth Park, marking only the third time a Redbud sapling has ever been removed from Mount Vernon and replanted somewhere else. Speaking at the event, Hamilton Mayor Charles... Read more of this article

Consulate & Students Volunteer On Trunk Island

Consulate & Students Volunteer On Trunk Island

The U.S. Consulate General partnered with the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] and Paget Primary School to celebrate the 52nd annual Earth Day by volunteering to support the Trunk Island Living Classroom in Harrington Sound. A spokesperson said, “To highlight this year’s Earth Day theme ‘Invest in Our Planet,’ and raise awareness about... Read more of this article

Former U.S. State Department Employee Jailed

Former U.S. State Department Employee Jailed

A Washington DC-based former U.S. State Department employee was sentenced to 12 months in an American prison for “conspiring to commit honest services fraud” in relation to a security upgrade to be performed at the U.S. Consulate in Bermuda. A statement from the U.S. Justice Department said, “May Salehi, a former State Department... Read more of this article

‘Enables USA To Quickly Assist In Event Of Crisis’

‘Enables USA To Quickly Assist In Event Of Crisis’

The United States and the United Kingdom have “reinforced their close security cooperation” by signing an agreement that “enables the United States to quickly assist Bermuda in the event of a crisis.” A spokesperson said, “On March 24, the United States and the United Kingdom reinforced their close security cooperation... Read more of this article