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  • Harvard Reception 2015

    Harvard Reception 2015

    The Harvard Kroks, the Radcliffe Pitches, and Bermuda Institute's En Harmony entertained guests at a reception at Consul General Settje's residence on March 19th.

    ALSO:  Photos
  • Harvard in Hamilton for the Hungry 2015

    Harvard in Hamilton for the Hungry 2015

    The Radcliffe Pitches and the Harvard Krokodiloes volunteered their a cappella talents at a free public concert in aid of the Eliza DoLittle Society on March 17.

    ALSO:  Photos
  • Economy Lecture at Seniors Center 2015

    Economy Lecture at Seniors Center 2015

    Consul General Bob Settje gave his perspective on Bermuda's economy to students at the Senior Learning Center on March 12.

  • Midshipman Dale Ceremony 2015

    Midshipman Dale Ceremony 2015

    CG Settje joined other dignitaries on February 21 in a wreath-laying commemorating the 200th anniversary of the death of U.S. Midshipman Richard Sutherland Dale, who died of wounds received in a sea battle off Bermuda in 1815 and is buried in St. Peter’s churchyard in St. George.

    ALSO:  Story
  • Consulate Night at the Library 2015

    Consulate Night at the Library 2015

    To celebrate Black History Month, Consulate Night at the Library featured "Prince among Slaves.”

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  • New - Worldwide Travel Alert!
    New - Worldwide Travel Alert!

    1. The lone wolf attack in Sydney, Australia on December 15, 2014, resulting in the deaths of two hostages, is a reminder that U.S. citizens should be extra cautious, maintain a very high level of vigilance, and take appropriate steps to enhance their personal security.   more »

  • Atlas Corps 2014
    Atlas Corps 2014

    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.  

  • US - UK Fulbright Commission and Awards Program
    US - UK Fulbright Commission and Awards Program

    The US-UK Fulbright Commission was created by treaty on 22 September 1948. The Fulbright Program aims to foster mutual cultural understanding through educational exchange between the US and the UK. This it achieves through its Awards program for US and UK citizens and through its Advisory Service.   More »

  • 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 »

  • CRIME GANGS
    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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  • Apply for AmEmbassy London Grants Program!
    Apply for AmEmbassy London Grants Program!
    Apply for funding through the U.S. Embassy in London’s grants program to implement programs that promote the U.S.-UK partnership. More
  • 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.

Quiz

  • 1. Earth Hour is Saturday, March 28. Hundreds of millions of people, businesses and governments around the world unite each year to support this largest environmental event in history. What is the objective of Earth Hour?
    • a. Save electricity
    • b. Talk about the importance of solar power
    • c. Supply electricity to areas without power
    • d. Stand with solidarity to preserve our planet
  • 2. What is the major cause of global warming?
    • a. CO2 emissions
    • b. Environmental pollution
    • c. Methane
    • d. All of the above