• The following statement was released by outgoing US Consul General to Bermuda Leandro (Lee) Rizzuto…

The United States Congress has certified the election and on January 20, we will welcome a new administration. I congratulate President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris on their achievements and stand ready to provide any assistance that may be required to facilitate the transition and pay tribute to the special US-Bermuda relationship. Our democracy will emerge stronger with an orderly transition of power.

Serving as the US Consul General to Bermuda has been a privilege and a great honor. I am grateful to President Trump for selecting me to serve my country in this role.
As the new administration is sworn in next week, my service in Bermuda will come to an end. Although my time in this beautiful country was somewhat brief, it was very significant. Having the opportunity to work on many projects and contribute to the bilateral relations of the United States and Bermuda.
It has also been most enjoyable to build relationships, strengthen ties between both countries and to have met so many dynamic people. My wife, Denise and I will continue to cherish the memories we have made here and extend our well wishes to everyone. Bermuda has found a special place in our hearts. During our time here, we also had the opportunity to visit 103 Houses
of Worship – a true gem of Bermuda and re4ection of the people.
US Consul General to Bermuda Leandro (Lee) Rizzuto