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Live Video: 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

Live Video: 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

The 2020 United States vice presidential debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris will take place tonight in Salt Lake City, Utah. The first and only VP debate comes on the heels of last week’s first presidential debate and after President Donald Trump’s positive coronavirus diagnosis. ”There will be plexiglass... Read more of this article

US Consul General Commends President Trump

US Consul General Commends President Trump

U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto has congratulated U.S. President Donald Trump for his Nobel Peace Prize nomination. The U.S. Consul General states: “Our world has been through a difficult period. We count on our leaders to guide us. President Trump has had a clear vision for peace. “He has constantly been attacked for difference of opinions yet,... Read more of this article

U.S. Consul Meets With Dept Of Prosecutions

U.S. Consul Meets With Dept Of Prosecutions

U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto held a meeting with the Department of Prosecutions, saying he “was pleased to learn about various roles and responsibilities.” The U.S. Consulate Hamilton tweeted the photos below, saying: “Thank you to the Department of Prosecutions for hosting a meeting with U.S. Consul General Rizzuto yesterday. CG Rizzuto... Read more of this article

Resumption Of U.S. Mail Services To Bermuda

Resumption Of U.S. Mail Services To Bermuda

The United States Postal Service will resume acceptance of mail to Bermuda starting tomorrow [Aug 21], the U.S. Consulate has announced. A spokesperson said, “The United States Postal Service [USPS] will resume acceptance of mail to Bermuda and other international locations effective August 21, 2020. “International mail services have been... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate Assisting With Mail Services

U.S. Consulate Assisting With Mail Services

The U.S. Consulate said they are “aware of inconveniences caused by the suspension of mail services from the United States to Bermuda” and have ”been engaged in positive dialogue with contacts in the United States to help get the issue resolved.” A spokesperson said, “U.S. Consulate General Hamilton is aware of inconveniences... Read more of this article

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