The U.S. Consulate and Bermuda National Library Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

The U.S. Consulate and the Bermuda National Library will host a screening of Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow to highlight the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing on Tuesday, August 13 at 6:00 p.m. at the National Library. As the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) celebrates the 50th Anniversary of …

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Donate Generators to Bermuda Government Services

The U.S. Consulate General Hamilton hosted a donation ceremony at the L.F. Wade International Airport on July 25. The Consulate, through the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), presented the Bermuda Police Service, Royal Bermuda Regiment, and the Customs Department with portable gasoline generators to assist with Bermuda’s emergency preparedness operations. U.S. Consul General Constance …

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The U.S. Consulate and Bermuda National Library Host a Screening of ‘Stonewall Uprising’ for LGBTI Pride Month

The U.S. Consulate and the Bermuda National Library will host a screening of Stonewall Uprising to highlight LGBTI Pride Month and the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising on Tuesday, June 25 at 6:00 p.m. at the National Library. Stonewall Uprising explores events surrounding the three day protest by members of the LGBT community following …

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Launches Global Entry Enrollment on Arrival Service

The U.S. Consulate General Hamilton is pleased to announce the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Global Entry Enrollment on Arrival program at the L.F. Wade International Airport.  Enrollment on Arrival enables conditionally-approved Global Entry applicants to complete their interview, the final step of the enrollment procedure, during the U.S. pre-clearance process. Enrollment on Arrival …

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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 on June 4 and 5 to assist with social security and federal benefits 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 …

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Bermuda’s Rescued Gray Seal Transported to US For Care & Release

  A Collaborative Effort by International Organizations Makes Travel Possible Mystic, Conn. (April 12, 2019): A gray seal rescued in Bermuda on March 19 has arrived at Mystic Aquarium for the next leg of its long journey.  After receiving care from the veterinary team and staff at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo (BAMZ) the …

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The U.S. Consulate and Bermuda National Library Premiere ‘Balancing the Scales’: A Feature from the American Film Showcase

The U.S. Consulate and the Bermuda National will premiere Balancing the Scales to celebrate Women’s History Month on Tuesday, March 26 at 6:00 p.m. at the National Library. The feature documentary created by lawyer and filmmaker Sharon Rowen, explores the history of women lawyers in the U.S. and cultural issues that they continue to face. In this groundbreaking …

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U.S. Consulate General Closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, in observance of a National Day of Mourning for former President George H. W. Bush

President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation appointing December 5, 2018, as a National Day of Mourning throughout the United States.  The U.S. Consulate General in Bermuda will observe this day of homage to the memory of President George H.W. Bush, and, therefore, the Consulate will be closed.   All appointments will be rescheduled.  For emergencies, …

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U.S. Consulate General Invites Speaker to Bermuda For Global Entrepreneurship Week

The U.S. Consulate General invited American speaker Stacey Ferreira to participate in Bermuda’s Global Entrepreneurship Week activities November 14 – 16. Ms. Ferreira will participate in outreach events facilitated by the U.S. Consulate General as well as events sponsored by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) and other local partners. On November 16, Ms. Ferreira …

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U.S. Consulate Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Opening NASA Tracking Station

  The NASA Bermuda Tracking Station opened its facility on Cooper’s Island with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on November 5. U.S. Consul General to Bermuda Constance Dierman welcomed Deputy Premier, Walter Roban, former Premier Sir John Swan, Director of NASA’s International Space Station, Sam Scimemi, Director of the Wallops Flight Facility, Bill Wrobel, senior …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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