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US Consul: Bermuda One Of Safest Destinations

US Consul: Bermuda One Of Safest Destinations

As the world continues to face challenges during the global pandemic, U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto said he “considers Bermuda to be one of the safest destinations on the planet.” “The testing regime for COVID-19 on the island has been effective as the number of cases remain low. The strict protocols put in place for travelers and... Read more of this article

Govt: ‘CDC Listing Does Not Match The Reality’

Govt: ‘CDC Listing Does Not Match The Reality’

The Government said that the CDC has “erroneously classified Bermuda’s COVID-19 risk status as Level 3 – High,” and noted that they have “contacted the US Consulate in Bermuda to communicate its concern with this listing that does not match the reality on the Island.” A Government spokesperson stated, “The Government... Read more of this article

US Consul General’s Cup Match Message

US Consul General’s Cup Match Message

[U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto's Cup Match message] As the world continues to face challenges following the outbreak of Covid-19, it is important to find moments of joy with loved ones and celebrate traditions that are meaningful to us. This is my first Cup Match experience, and although the holiday will be celebrated much differently this year, I... Read more of this article

U.S. Consul General Rizzuto Meets CBP Team

U.S. Consul General Rizzuto Meets CBP Team

Newly appointed U.S. Consul General to Bermuda Lee Rizzuto was introduced to the U.S. Customs & Border Protection [CBP] team this morning at the L.F. Wade International airport. U.S. Consul General Rizzuto assumed his duties on July 16 – succeeding former Consul General Constance M. Dierman who left the island in June. The US Consulate Hamilton... Read more of this article

Premier Welcomes New US Consul General

Premier Welcomes New US Consul General

Premier David Burt — wearing Somerset colours — welcomed the new US Consul General, Lee Rizzuto to the Cabinet Office today. Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “This morning I welcomed the incoming US Consul General, Lee Rizzuto to the Cabinet Office. We discussed the on-going efforts to strengthen the long-standing relationship... Read more of this article

U.S. Consul General Visits Tracking Station

U.S. Consul General Visits Tracking Station

U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto visited the NASA Bermuda Tracking Station on Cooper’s Island for the first time to commemorate the 51st anniversary of Apollo 11 and the 30th anniversary year of the Hubble Space Telescope.A spokesperson said, “U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto visited the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s [NASA] Bermuda... Read more of this article

Premier: Tribute To John Lewis & Rev Vivian

Premier: Tribute To John Lewis & Rev Vivian

Premier David Burt today joined in the condolences and tributes paid to Georgia Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis and Rev. C. T. Vivian, who both passed away earlier this weekend. Premier Burt said: “John Lewis is rightly remembered as a constant voice for change and justice. Bermuda joins the world in celebrating the life and legacy of... Read more of this article

Governor Welcomes New U.S. Consul General

Governor Welcomes New U.S. Consul General

Governor John Rankin welcomed new U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto and his wife Denise Rizzuto to Government House this morning [July 17]. A spokesperson said, “The Governor was today pleased to receive at Government House Mr Lee Rizzuto Jr, the new US Consul General to Bermuda, and his wife, Denise. The Governor said: “It was a pleasure to meet... Read more of this article

New U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto Arrives

New U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto Arrives

Newly appointed U.S. Consul General to Bermuda Lee Rizzuto has arrived on the island. A spokesperson said, “Newly appointed U.S. Consul General to Bermuda Lee Rizzuto arrived in Bermuda and assumed his duties on July 16 – succeeding former Consul General Constance M. Dierman who left the island in June. “As Principal Officer, Mr. Rizzuto... Read more of this article

Routine U.S. Visa Services Phased Resumption

Routine U.S. Visa Services Phased Resumption

The U.S. Consulate is beginning a phased resumption of services; offering visa services for students who are Bermuda residents as well as visa services for foreign nationals “who have been furloughed or terminated from their employment in Bermuda, and require a U.S. visa to return to their home country.” A spokesperson said, “The U.S.... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate On Student Visa Services

U.S. Consulate On Student Visa Services

On July 15th, the U.S. Consulate General will resume visa services for students attending schools in the United States. A spokesperson said, “Students who have a valid I-20 Form, paid the SEVIS fee, and wish to apply for a F, M, or J visa should visit our website and follow the instructions to complete the electronic application. “On the day of... Read more of this article

Ask The US Consulate: Travel, Visas & More

Ask The US Consulate: Travel, Visas & More

The U.S. Consulate will be hosting a live Facebook Q&A session on Friday [July 10] to “answer questions about the suspension of visa services, waivers, travel to the United States, cannabis regulations, U.S. citizen services and voter registration.” A spokesperson said, “This is an opportunity for the public to ask questions about... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate Donates & Expresses Gratitude

U.S. Consulate Donates & Expresses Gratitude

The U.S. Consulate and U.S. Customs & Border Protection donated thermometers, pop-up tents, and bottled water as additional resources for Covid-19 testing sites, saying it is to express their gratitude to everyone who has worked hard to ensure all of our safety. A spokesperson said, “The U.S. Consulate General Hamilton and U.S. Customs and... Read more of this article