CG tours BIOS 2015
September 30, U.S. Consulate officials Mary Ellen Koenig and Mila Millman toured the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences with President/Director Bill Curry. The group was briefed on several scientific projects conducted on the institute’s research vessel, the Atlantic Explorer.
Family Center Beach Bash 2015
CG Koenig congratulates Executive Director Martha Dismont at the 25th anniversary celebration of the Family Centre.
New CG Arrives at Consulate 2015
New Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig hosted a reception on September 10 to meet the Bermuda community, with entertainment by the Princeton Tigertones.ALSO: Photos
CG Koenig Visits Art Gallery 2015
On September 9, new Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig visited the Bermuda National Gallery for the first time
CG Koenig meets Premier Dunkley 2015
Premier Michael Dunkley presented Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig with a Somerset hat at their first official meeting on September 4.ALSO: Photos
Latest Headlines from the Consulate
1. 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 2015, though most tropical cyclones typically develop between May and October. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that those in hurricane- and typhoon-prone regions begin preparations for the upcoming seasons now. more »
The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a special opportunity for emerging civil society leaders to participate in a 6-18 month professional fellowship in the United States.
Fulbright Awards 2016-17 for UK Citizens Now Open! Learn more about the Awards available, eligibility and how to apply. Applications close on 6 November 2015. Apply Now! »
Please be alert this weekend to the potential threat of Hurricane Joaquin which is currently causing high winds and flooding in the Bahamas. It is projected to move up the corridor between Bermuda and the United States this weekend, potentially affecting Bermuda on Sunday night. These weather patterns are unpredictable, so please be alert to weather advisories this weekend to follow this storm’s potential impact. (MORE)
If you are an American citizen calling after regular business hours about an arrest, death or life threatening illness please call (441) 335-3828. Please note that this number is for emergencies only and not for routine inquiries. During regular business hours (Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), please call (441) 295-1342.
We are now accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Summer 2016 Student Internship Program (unpaid).
Please visit http://redirect.state.sbu/?url=http://careers.state.gov/intern/student-internships for more information about the U.S. Department of State Summer 2016 Student Internship Program (unpaid), and to start the online application process via USAJobs. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is October 16, 2015.
See April 22 update below.
The U.S. Consulate General in Hamilton, Bermuda, informs U.S. citizens of a public concern regarding the contamination of beaches. A scientific study conducted in 2013 by the University of Laval, the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, the Bermuda Departments of Conservation, Health, and Environment, and the Bermuda Central Government Laboratory reports that ongoing discharge of raw sewage off Bermuda’s south coast causes intermittent contamination of the waters along the island’s south shore beaches, creating a public health hazard. More
* New! April 22 update.
Important Articles & Links
1. The International Day of Peace, September 21, is a day:
- a. To strengthen the ideals of peace within and among all nations.
- b. To strengthen the ideals of peace within and among all peoples.
- c. To encourage people globally to think about how to manage natural resources in a sustainable manner, thus reducing potential for disputes.
- d. All of the above
2. On the International Day of Peace, the United Nations calls for a complete cessation of hostilities around the world. The UN believes that:
- a. Natural resources must be used for the benefit of society, not to finance wars.
- b. Children should be in school, not recruited into armies.
- c. Countries should focus on building human capacity, not deadly weapons.
- d. All of the above