Important Notice for Overseas Voters who CANNOT Access State Election Websites

October 18, 2018 — Alexandria, Va. — The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) has become aware of reports that some overseas voters are unable to access their state’s online voter registration and election systems. This is primarily due to states blocking web traffic from foreign countries in an effort to increase the cybersecurity of their ...
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U.S. Consulate Issues Travel Information Confirming Visa Exemption for Bermuda Citizens

In an effort to assist Bermudians while traveling overseas, the U.S. Consulate General is making available information regarding Bermudians’ privilege to enter the United States without a visa.  This travel information is intended for Bermuda passport holders to have readily available in the event airline personnel or immigration officers outside Bermuda and the United States ...
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Weather Alert

Weather Alert:The Bermuda Weather Service is closely tracking Hurricane Florence, which is currently 1,170 miles east-southeast of the island, moving northwest at 12mph. Actions to Take: All U.S. citizens living in or traveling to Bermuda should monitor local weather reports, and follow directions from local officials. For more information, follow this link which is updated every 6 ...
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Summer Film Series Ends with Big Cats Documentary

The U.S. Consulate and Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) will end their free summer film series with Big Cats Episode 1, a documentary about endangered wildlife and the big cat species including tigers, lions, leopards and jaguars. The public is welcome to attend a free matinee on Saturday, August 25 at 2:00 p.m. Scientists are ...
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The U.S. Consulate Offers New Passport Service for U.S. Citizens

The U.S. Consulate is now offering a walk-in adult passport renewal service for United States citizens on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Qualified applicants can deliver their completed passport renewal application, photograph, current U.S. passport and a payment of $110 to the U.S. Consulate without an appointment on the days and ...
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U.S. Social Security Representative to Visit Bermuda

A representative from the United States Social Security Administration (SSA) will visit Bermuda next week to assist American Citizens with social security matters. The representative will be available to answer questions from the public about matters including, but not limited to, social security number applications, applying for social security benefits, veterans benefits and any issues ...
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U.S. Consulate and BUEI’s Free Summer Film Series Continues with Captain America

The U.S. Consulate is partnering with the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) to offer a free summer film series May – August. The public is welcome to attend a free matinee on the last Saturday of each month featuring films that cover a range of interesting topics from women in science, ocean conservation, endangered wildlife ...
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Independence Day Celebration 2018

On July 3, the U.S. Consulate held its annual Independence Day celebration at ‘Cedarhurst’, the Consul General’s Official Residence. Newly appointed U.S. Consul General Constance Dierman and her husband Roger, hosted the event where they were introduced to many special guests and welcomed to Bermuda. Independence Day is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of ...
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Free Summer Film Series to Highlight LGBTI Pride Month

The U.S. Consulate is partnering with the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) to offer a free summer film series May – August. The public is welcome to attend a free matinee on the last Saturday of each month featuring films that cover a range of interesting topics from women in science, ocean conservation, endangered wildlife ...
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Earth Day 2018

Saturday, April 22 marks the 48th Annual Earth Day celebration where communities all over the world will participate in cleanup efforts and promote reducing the use of harmful plastics. Mismanaged waste pollutes the environment and flows into our ocean, affecting marine health everywhere. Marine debris, including microplastics in the ocean, can lead to declining global ...
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U.S. Consulate Hosts Int’l Women’s Day Event with the Women’s Resource Center

Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig hosted the  Women’s Resource Centre Bermuda  and invited guests for an  International Womens Day  event last night featuring virtual guest speaker Madeline Di Nonno, CEO of the  Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media  – the only research based non-profit organization working with the entertainment industry to improve gender diversity in children’s entertainment. With over 30 years’ experience in media, marketing and business development ...
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Harvard Performs Free Public Concert for Action on Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Bishop Nicholas Dill and U.S. Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig invite all ages to attend a free lunchtime concert at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity (‘Anglican Cathedral’) on Tuesday, March 13th at 12:30, featuring the Radcliffe Pitches , the Harvard Krokodiloes and the Din and Tonics . These Harvard a Capella groups have performed annually in Bermuda for over ...
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Temporary Reduction in Consular Services at the U.S. Consulate

The U.S. Consulate encourages those in need of routine consular services including the renewal of visas and U.S. passports to schedule appointments as soon as possible to avoid potential delays in service due to ongoing construction on the premises. Construction is underway on the Consulate grounds and is soon expected to impact the Consular Section. ...
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U.S. Consulate hosts Movie Night at the National Library honoring Black History Month

The Bermuda National Library and the U.S. Consulate will host a screening of the film Marshall in honor of Black History Month at the National Library on Queen Street on Thursday, February 22 at 6:00 p.m. Marshall, tells the story of a young Thurgood Marshall as he travels across the U.S. on behalf of the ...
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U.S. Consulate Buys “Cedarhurst” in Hamilton Parish

After leasing “Cedarhurst” for nine years, the United States Government purchased the residence located on Wilkinson Avenue in Hamilton Parish earlier this week. The property will continue to serve as the official home for the U.S. Consul General to Bermuda. Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig commented, “I am delighted that this gracious and lovely Bermuda ...
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Bermuda Hosts First American Fulbrighter

  Consul General Koenig and the Bermuda exchange group welcomes Ms. Valerie Palamountain to Bermuda. From top left – Tawana Flood, Pandora Glasford, Jason Hayward, Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig, Valerie Palamountain, Dr. Radell Tankard, Judy Teart, George Outerbridge.   For the first time in the 72-year history of the Fulbright Program, a U.S. academic ...
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Worldwide Caution

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September ...
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U.S. Consulate Brings Speaker from NAACP to Bermuda for Human Rights Day

The U.S. Consulate has invited American speaker Hilary Shelton to Bermuda to participate in a series of events leading up to Human Rights day on December 10. Mr. Shelton, Director of the National Association for the Advancement for Colored People (NAACP) Washington Bureau and Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Policy, will participate in activities ...
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U.S. Consulate Celebrates Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

U.S. Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig hosted a luncheon sponsored by Butterfield Bank for local entrepreneurs celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day on November 17, featuring American guest speaker, Monica Dodi, founder of The Women’s Venture Capital Fund. The luncheon was part of a series of activities highlighting Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) in partnership with the Bermuda ...
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Global Entrepreneurship Week Celebrated in Bermuda

The Consulate participated in a series of events in partnership with the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) for Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), Nov. 13 – 20. To highlight BEDC’s 10th anniversary of participating this global initiative, which is celebrated in over 150 countries, the Consulate invited two American speakers to participate in a series of Bermuda’s GEW activities. ...
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EUROPEAN TRAVEL ALERT

1.         The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals and events.  This Travel Alert expires on January 31, 2018. 2.         Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Finland demonstrate ...
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International Education Week Bermuda

We celebrated International Education Week on Friday, November 9 by hosting a luncheon to recognize high school counselors and teachers who promote international education here in Bermuda.  The Consulate was happy to share information about the resources on higher education opportunities in the United States that are available at the EducationUSA educational advising center at ...
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U.S. Consulate Brings Speakers to Bermuda For Global Entrepreneurship Week

The U.S. Consulate has invited two American speakers to participate in Bermuda’s Global Entrepreneurship Week activities.  The two speakers, Monica Dodi and Buzzy Thibodeaux, will participate in events sponsored by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) and other local partners. On November 17, Ms. Dodi will highlight Women’s Entrepreneurship Day by participating in a breakfast ...
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College & University Admissions Explained

Date & Time: Thursday, November 16, 2017, 9:00 EST / 14:00 UTC Event page: https://www.facebook.com/EducationUSA/ Want to go to a U.S. college or university, but don’t know where to start? Join EducationUSA for an interactive webchat on “College and University Admission Explained.” Experts on U.S. higher education, international students and U.S. Department of State will ...
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Live Chat! Diversity in Business: Prosperity for All

This year’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) highlights the theme “Women First, Prosperity for All” and focuses on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally. The increased participation of women and marginalized groups in the economy is a valuable source of expertise and leadership for businesses, but also empowers and strengthens families and communities. Marginalized ...
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Notice Regarding Social Security Services

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has consolidated its overseas operations into several regional offices that provide a full range of SSA services for U.S. citizens residing outside of the United States. Effective October 1, 2017, individuals residing in Bermuda who require social security services or have questions about SSA benefits must email SJRegion@ssa.gov . As of ...
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Worldwide Caution

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated March ...
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Alabama Special General Election Scheduled for December 12

The State of Alabama will conduct a special general election on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, for the office of U.S. Senator to replace Jeff Sessions. Service members, eligible family members and overseas citizens may use the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA), which is the registration and ballot request form accepted by all States and territories. ...
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Alabama Special Primary Runoff Election Scheduled for September 26

The State of Alabama will conduct a special primary runoff election on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, for the office of U.S. Senator to replace Jeff Sessions. A special primary election was held on August 15, 2017. With no candidate receiving more than 50% of the vote, a special primary runoff election will now be held ...
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Utah Special General Election Scheduled for November 7

The State of Utah will conduct a special general election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, for the 3rd Congressional District to replace Jason Chaffetz who resigned from Congress on June 30.  This district consists of Carbon, Emery, Grand, San Juan and Wasatch counties as well as portions of Salt Lake and Utah counties. Service members, ...
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Venturous to Visit Bermuda

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter VENTUROUS (WMEC 625) is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda this week, as it continues its Living Marine Resources patrol in the Atlantic Ocean, enforcing fisheries laws and ensuring vessels conform with Safety Of Life At Sea (SOLAS) regulations.  The cutter will be moored at Penno’s Wharf in St. George. VENTUROUS ...
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U.S. Consulate Hosts Movie Night with Hidden Figures at the National Library

The Bermuda National Library and the U.S. Consulate will host a book donation ceremony followed by the screening of the movie Hidden Figures at the National Library on Queen Street on Thursday, June 15th at 5:30 p.m. Hidden Figures, tells the story of three African-American women working at NASA who made major – previously unacknowledged ...
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Travel Alert – Hurricane and Typhoon Season 2017

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane and Typhoon Seasons in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane and Typhoon Season will last through November 2017, though most tropical cyclones typically develop between May and October.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that those ...
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Alabama Special Primary Election Scheduled for August 15

The State of Alabama will conduct a special primary election on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, for the office of U.S. Senator to replace Jeff Sessions. The special runoff election will be held on September 26, 2017. The special general election will be held on December 12, 2017. Service members, eligible family members and overseas citizens ...
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Local Shipping Companies Recognized with U.S. Coast Guard Awards

On May 18, the U.S. Consulate and the U.S. Coast Guard recognized four shipping companies registered in Bermuda for participating in the United States Coast Guard’s (USCGC) voluntary search and rescue network, AMVER (Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue).  Search and rescue authorities around the world use the voluntary ship reporting system to assist ships and aircraft ...
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California Special General Election Scheduled for June 6

The State of California will conduct a special general election on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, for the 34th Congressional District to replace Xavier Becerra who was confirmed as Attorney General of California.  This district consists of part of Los Angeles County. A primary election was held on April 4, 2017, with no candidate receiving more ...
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Earth Day 2017

Consul General Koenig celebrated Earth Day 2017 with a series of activities at Bermuda’s GLOBE school, Paget Primary, on April 13. After the screening of Ocean Warriors: Episode 1, students took CG Koenig on a tour of the school’s compost gardens where they compile waste, building up soil for the garden plots on school grounds. ...
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South Carolina Special Primary Election Scheduled for May 2

The State of South Carolina will conduct a special primary election on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, for the 5th Congressional District to replace Mick Mulvaney who was confirmed as the Director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. This district consists of Cherokee, Chester, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee, Union, and York counties, and portions ...
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Montana Special Election Scheduled for May 25

The State of Montana will conduct a special election on Thursday, May 25, 2017, for its at-large Congressional District to replace Ryan Zinke who was confirmed as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior.  This district represents all counties in Montana. Service members, eligible family members and overseas citizens may use the Federal Post Card Application ...
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Harvard Performs Free Public Concert for SCARS

Bishop Nicholas Dill and U.S. Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig invite all ages to attend a free lunchtime concert at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity (‘Anglican Cathedral’) on Tuesday, March 14th at 12:00 noon, featuring the Radcliffe Pitches and the Harvard Krokodiloes . This is the 10th year that the Harvard a Capella groups have performed publically ...
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Worldwide Caution

  1.  As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution ...
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U.S. immigration policy related to Bermuda Passports

U.S. immigration policy related to Bermuda has NOT changed and Bermudians do  NOT require a visa to enter the United States, as has been long-standing policy. Per 8 CFR 212.1, Bermudian passport holders are visa exempt. 8 CFR 212.1 States: Citizens of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda – A visa is generally not required ...
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Georgia Special Election Scheduled for April 18

The State of Georgia will conduct a special election on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, for the 6th Congressional District to replace Tom Price who was confirmed as the U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary. This district consists of parts of northern Atlanta and parts of surrounding counties such as Cobb, Fulton, and Dekalb. Service members, ...
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The Experience of Studying in the USA

February 22, 2017 5:30 – 7:00 pm Bermuda College: Education USA Advising Centre/Counselling & Career Centre Overview: One of the most attractive features of the U.S. higher education system is the flexibility if provides through the number and diversity of institution types it encompasses.  Learn more about the variety of available U.S. higher education options, ...
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U.S. Consulate hosts Movie Nights at the National Library honoring Black History Month

The Bermuda National Library and the U.S. Consulate will host two movie screenings in honor of Black History Month at the National Library on Queen Street on Tuesday, February 7 and 21. The National Library will screen Freedom Riders on February 7 at 6:00 p.m. and Red Tails on February 21 at 6:00 p.m. Freedom ...
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California Special Primary Election Scheduled for April 4

The State of California will conduct a special primary election on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, for the 34th Congressional District to replace Xavier Becerra who was confirmed as Attorney General of California.  This district consists of part of Los Angeles County. If no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote, a special general election ...
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Consulate to Discuss U.S. Work/Travel Options for Bermudians

Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig will host an information session about exchange opportunities available to young Bermudians to work and travel in the United States.  This session is open to young people from any school in Bermuda and their parents, but please note that these opportunities are only open to young people over the age ...
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“Humpback Whales” screening at Paget Primary School

On January 19, Consul General Koenig hosted the viewing of a documentary on Humpback Whales at Paget Primary School. The school’s science committee, sponsored by the Global Learning Observation to Benefit the Environment Program (GLOBE), organized the screening where students demonstrated the importance of keeping our ocean, reefs and air clean.
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Bermuda College Fair 2016

  When Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 6 – 9pm Where Berkeley Institute Gymnasium, 26 Berkeley Road, Pembroke Tags: Family-Friendly, Lectures & Learning, One-off Events Parish Devonshire Details 30 colleges from the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean along with the Bermuda College will be on the island to meet and recruit prospective students at the Bermuda International College and University Fair on Wednesday, November 30th. ...
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Europe Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season. U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals, events, and outdoor markets.  This Travel Alert expires on February 20, 2017. Credible information indicates the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, ...
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Free Film Festival at BUEI Focuses on Ocean Themes

The U.S.  Consulate is partnering with the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) to sponsor a film festival focusing on oceans.  The Our Ocean, One Future Film Festival will feature six films focusing on issues ranging from the impact of global warming to marine species preservation.   Admission to all screenings is open to the public free ...
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New U.S. Regulations Permit the Importation of Cuban Products from Bermuda

On October 14, the U.S. Treasury announced new amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations which will permit travelers to the United States to import Cuban-origin merchandise from third countries, such as Bermuda, for personal use.  Previous regulations did not permit travelers to legally take Cuban products into the United States from any location except ...
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No Eyeglass Policy Comes Into Effect November 1, 2016

The “No Eyeglasses Policy” will go into effect November 1, 2016. Under this policy, Consular Affairs will no longer accept photographs of visa and passport applicants wearing eyeglasses, except in rare, medically-documented circumstances. For more information and examples please see https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/news/no-glasses-nov-1st.html
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Hurricane Nicole Is Coming!

The U.S. Consulate in Hamilton, Bermuda, informs U.S. citizens that Hurricane Nicole is a threat to Bermuda, and the hurricane warning is in effect. Nicole is forecasted to pass Bermuda as a Category Two Hurricane on Thursday, October 13th,  with wind gusts up to 120 MPH. For the latest updates on the storm please see ...
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Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots!

Don’t wait; return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States.  The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 8.  U.S. citizens who want to participate in ...
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Tropical Storm Karl: A Potential Threat To Bermuda

The U.S. Consulate in Hamilton, Bermuda, informs U.S. citizens that tropical storm Karl is a potential threat to Bermuda, with an estimated point of approach 257nm to our south in the next 72 hours (3 days).  Karl is currently  a weak tropical storm; however, over the next couple of days, the environment could become more ...
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Worldwide Caution

As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about relevant events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world.  Current information suggests that terrorist groups continue to plan attacks in ...
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U.S. Consulate to Offer Absentee Voting Workshop at Chubb Building

The U.S. Consulate General in Hamilton, Bermuda, will conduct a nonpartisan absentee voting workshop and registration drive for U.S. citizens residing in Bermuda on August 5, 2016 at: the Chubb Building (former Ace building) 17 Woodbourne Avenue From 11 Am – 2:30 PM The participants will be introduced to the Federal Voting Assistance program (FVAP) ...
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Bermudian Entrepreneur networks at “Awesome” Global Summit

For a young Bermudian entrepreneur looking to expand his business, it doesn’t get much better than networking and getting advice at a summit that featured President Barack Obama and the leaders of some of the world’s most successful high-tech companies. “It was awesome to take part,” said Connor Burns, who attended the U.S. Government’s most ...
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U.S. Consulate Recognizes Local Shipping Companies with U.S. Coast Guard Awards

On July 14, the U.S. Consulate recognized five shipping companies registered in Bermuda for participating in the United States Coast Guard’s (USCGC) voluntary search and rescue network, AMVER (Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue).  Search and rescue authorities around the world use the voluntary ship reporting system to assist ships and aircraft in distress at sea. The ...
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Independence Day Celebration 2016

The U.S. Consulate’s 240th Independence Day celebration was held at Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig’s official residence, Cedarhurst, on June 30th. Approximately 400 invited guests attended the three-hour event, including Governor George Fergusson, Premier Michael Dunkley, numerous Members of Parliament, and other Bermuda government officials.
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IRS Webinar Foreign Earned Income for US Overseas Taxpayers

On June 29, 2016, 3:00-4:00 p.m. local time, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will host a webinar, “Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers.” The webinar will cover requirements for claiming the foreign income exclusion; identifying which form to use: Form 2555 or 2555-EZ; specifying information to include on Form 2555 or 2555-EZ; and live ...
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“Standing In The Shadows Of Motown” To Screen

The U.S. Consulate and the Adult Library will continue the Bermuda National Library’s regular Consulate Night at the Library series at 6.00pm on Thursday, June 16 with a screening of “Standing in the Shadows of Motown.” The film is a documentary that recounts the story of The Funk Brothers, the uncredited studio musicians who recorded ...
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Travel Alert – Hurricane and Typhoon Season 2016

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane and Typhoon Seasons in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico.  Hurricane and Typhoon Season lasts through November 2016, though most tropical cyclones typically develop between May and October.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that those in ...
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CONNOR BURNS TO ATTEND GES SUMMIT IN USA

The U.S. Consulate has announced that Connor Burns, co-founder of  Bermuda Aerial Media , has been invited to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit [GES] from June 22 to June 24 in Palo Alto, California. Mr. Burns will be joining more than 700 entrepreneurs from around the world along with investors, speakers, and leaders in entrepreneurship. A spokesperson said, ...
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TRAVEL ALERT- EUROPE

1.  As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide Americans travelling abroad with information about relevant events, we are alerting U.S. citizens to the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe, targeting major events, tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centers and transportation.  The large number of tourists visiting Europe in the summer months will ...
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U.S. Consulate’s Bermuda international exchange visitor returns

The U.S. Consulate’s first participant in a Multiregional Project through the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), Mrs. Kelly Madeiros, has returned from a Department of State-funded visit to the United States looking at disability rights. Mrs. Madeiros is a Coordinator at the Department of Court Services and was instrumental in developing and implementing the Mental ...
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U.S.-Bermuda Exchange Program Looks at Disability Rights

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION & INFORMATION & THE AMERICAN CONSULATE GENERAL For Immediate Release May 23, 2016 PRESS INVITATION U.S.-Bermuda Exchange Program Looks at Disability Rights WHEN:          11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 26, 2016 WHERE:       A. B. Place Press Centre, Global House, Church Street U.S. Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig and Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment, ...
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Bermuda’s first Fishackathon a success

Bermuda coders and science enthusiasts of all ages convened at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) last weekend to develop tools to address sustainable fishing issues.  It was the first time that Bermuda has participated in the U.S. Department of State’s annual Fishackathon, which began three years ago, but it won’t be the last ...
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Bermuda Gearing up for Fishackathon 2016

HAMILTON, BERMUDA For Immediate Release April 19, 2016 Bermuda Gearing up for Fishackathon 2016 The U.S. Department of State’s third annual Fishackathon begins on Friday, Earth Day, in 40 locations around the world, including Bermuda.  Fishackathon Bermuda was made possible through the generosity of local sponsors, including ABIR, Conyers Dill & Pearman, CCS Group, the ...
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Important Update to Visa Waiver Program/ESTA and travel to the US

For Immediate Release March 29, 2016 Important Update to the Visa Waiver Program/ESTA and Travel to the U.S. U.S. Consulate in Hamilton issued a press-release yesterday about a requirement for individuals who travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP).  The requirement to have a valid electronic passport pertains only to citizens ...
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Security Message to U.S. Citizens

The U.S. Consulate General in Hamilton alerts U.S. citizens to continuing protests in Hamilton over the Government of Bermuda’s proposed law that would grant status and permanent residency to current non-Bermudian residents who have lived in Bermuda for extended periods. Protests began on March 11 and have continued over the past four days.  The demonstrations ...
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Worldwide Caution

1.  The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Current information suggests that ISIL, al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, al-Shabaab, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions.  Recent terrorist attacks, whether by ...
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Bermuda to Host first Fishackathon

For Immediate Release Calling All Coders, Designers & Fisheries Experts: Bermuda to Host First Fishackathon Bermuda will be one of more than 40 locations worldwide to host “Fishackathon,” a two-day event on April 22-24 where techies and environmentalists of all ages are encouraged to join forces with their communities to create new applications and tools ...
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U.S. Consulate and Human Rights Commission to screen “Big Dream” on March 8

For Immediate Release March 1, 2016 U.S. CONSULATE & HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO SCREEN “BIG DREAM” ON MARCH 8 On March 8, to celebrate International Women’s Day, the U.S. Consulate and the Bermuda Human Rights Commission will be screening the documentary film, “Big Dream,” produced by The Big Dream Movement.  The film is the story ...
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Consulate to Discuss U.S. Work/Travel Options for Bermudians

For Immediate Release February 25, 2016 Consulate to Discuss U.S. Work/Travel Options for Bermudians Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig will host two information sessions about exchange opportunities available to young Bermudians to work and travel in the United States.  The sessions are open to young people from any school in Bermuda and their parents. The ...
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U.S. Consulate names first international exchange visitor

For Immediate Release February 9, 2016 U.S. CONSULATE NAMES FIRST INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE VISITOR The U.S. Consulate and the U.S. Embassy in London have selected Kelly Madeiros to attend an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) in the United States on the topic of disability rights.  Mrs. Madeiros is the Coordinator of the Department of Court Services.   ...
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Huntertones Reception 2016

Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig hosted approximately 75 young leaders from Bermuda on January 18 in honor of Martin Luther King Day. The young people represented a wide range of leadership from student leaders to young business leaders, as well as outstanding volunteers in the community, Youth Parliamentarians, sports champions, and others.
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American Cultural Envoys to visit Bermuda

U.S. Consulate Hamilton, Bermuda For Immediate Release January 13, 2016 American Cultural Envoys to Visit Bermuda The U.S. Consulate in Hamilton is pleased to announce that Huntertones, a Brooklyn-based band, will be in Bermuda as part of their 2016 international music tour sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.  The group will be performing at ...
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