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  • Harvard in Hamilton Concert 2014

    Harvard in Hamilton Concert 2014

    Three Harvard a cappella groups and Bermuda Institute’s En Harmony sang at a free public concert hosted by the U.S. Consulate on March 20, 2014.

    ALSO:  Photos
  • Harvard CGR Concert 2014

    Harvard CGR Concert 2014

    On March 18, the Harvard Din and Tonics, the Radcliffe Pitches, and the Harvard Krokodiloes entertained guests at a reception hosted by Consul General and Mrs. Bob Settje.

    ALSO:  Photos
  • Butterfield and Vallis Food Show 2014

    Butterfield and Vallis Food Show 2014

    On March 12, CG and Mrs. Settje visited the Butterfield & Vallis food show, where most of the vendors were from the U.S.

  • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) in Bermuda

    Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) in Bermuda

    On March 7, CG Settje announced a free, online course on entrepreneurship offered to Bermudians by MIT.

  • Bermuda Hosts Sargasso Sea Meeting

    Bermuda Hosts Sargasso Sea Meeting

    On March 11, U.S. Ambassador David Balton was among representatives from governments across the world who signed the Hamilton Declaration on Collaboration for the Conservation of the Sargasso Sea.

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Latest Headlines from the Consulate

  • New - Worldwide Caution!
    New - Worldwide Caution!

    TThe Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  more »

  • View Previous Tax Returns!
    View Previous Tax Returns!

    U.S. citizens can now get a record of their past tax returns from the Internal Revenue Service. Go to:  

  • New Electronic I-94 Process!
    New Electronic I-94 Process!

    From April 30 through May 25, 2013, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will roll out a new electronic I-94 process at air and sea ports of entry. Under the new CBP process, which begins at L.F. Wade International Airport on May 14, a CBP officer will provide each admitted nonimmigrant traveler with an admission stamp on their passport. CBP will no longer issue a paper Form I-94 upon entry to U.S., with some exceptions.   Learn more by reviewing this I-94 automation fact sheet. »

  • Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
    Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

    FATCA is an important development in U.S. efforts to combat tax evasion by U.S. persons holding investments in offshore accounts. Under FATCA, certain U.S. taxpayers holding financial assets outside the U.S. must report those assets to the IRS. FATCA will also require foreign financial institutions to report directly to the IRS certain information about financial accounts held by U.S. taxpayers, or by foreign entities in which U.S. taxpayers hold a substantial ownership interest. IRS Notice 2013-43 provides a six-month extension for when withholding will begin (i.e., payments after June 30, 2014) and for implementing new account opening procedures as well as related requirements to comply with FATCA.   More »

    Members of some Organized Crime Gangs Deemed INADMISSIBLE to U.S.

    Because of serious ongoing criminal activity of some permanent, organized, international gangs, along with growing concerns about gang-related crime in the United States, the Departments of State and Homeland Security have agreed that every application for entry to the United States by members of those gangs will be denied.  

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  • Emergency Contact Information
    Emergency Contact Information

    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.

  • Sign Up Now!
    Americans residing in or visiting Bermuda, please sign up now!
    STEP allows US citizens to enter information about an upcoming trip abroad so that the Department of State can better assist in an emergency and also allows US residing abroad to get routine information from the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

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  • Attention Consular Customers!
    Attention Consular Customers!

    Due to a technical problem, the U.S. Consulate is not able to accept credit cards for payment at this time. Please bring sufficient cash to pay for your service. We apologize for this inconvenience.

  • Public Health Concern!
    Public Health Concern!

    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.

  • Affordable Care Act & US Citizens Abroad
    Affordable Care Act & US Citizens Abroad
    Find out how the individual shared responsibility provision of the Affordable Care Act affects U.S. citizens living abroad starting in 2014. More

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  • 1. Vector-borne diseases account for what percent of the estimated global burden of all infectious diseases?
    • a. 1%
    • b. 17%
    • c. 34%
    • d. 43%
  • 2. How many deaths a year are attributed to unsafe water, sanitation, and hygiene?
    • a. 170,000
    • b. 17 million
    • c. 1.7 million
    • d. 7 million