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Over 4,000 Flights Cancelled in Northern US States

A fast-moving winter storm bringing up to two feet of snow was expected to hit the northeastern United States, forecasters warned on Monday, prompting airlines to cancel thousands of flights and some mayors to order schools to close on Tuesday. The National Weather Service issued blizzard warnings for parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York […]

European Parliament votes to end visa-free travel for Americans

European Parliament votes to end visa-free travel for Americans

The European Parliament has voted to end visa-free travel for Americans within the EU. It comes after the US failed to agree visa-free travel for citizens of five EU countries – Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania – as part of a reciprocity agreement. US citizens can normally travel to all countries in the bloc […]

Traffic congestion

Time to Fix Traffic Congestion, Montego Bay’s Street Nightmare

WEEKEND READS Traffic congestion has become a nightmare out here in the second city, Montego Bay – for a very long time now, and it doesn’t  seems there is much the powers that be can do to remedy this callous nightmare any time soooooon Motorist and pedestrians alike are fed-up with the long hours waiting in […]

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Federal agents conduct immigration enforcement raids in at least 6 states

U.S. immigration authorities arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least a half-dozen states this week in a series of raids that marked the first large-scale enforcement of President Trump’s Jan. 26 order to crack down on the estimated 11 million immigrants living here illegally. The raids, which officials said targeted known criminals, also netted […]

Jamaica

“THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT JAMAICA” Week 1

About: “There’s something about Jamaica.”  There’s Something about Jamaica’ is a weekly Friday post on www.mckoysnews.com. Amber Crowl (DJ/Host/Promoter/Activist/Writer) shares her views on Jamaica’s Politics, Economy and Social Culture. Amber welcomes your questions and comments www.mckoysnews.com and you can send emails to  [email protected]   Jamaica has long been a country which draws people from all over the world for different reasons.  “There’s […]

Jamaica

Jamaica, a look Beyond the White Sand Beaches

The nation is recasting itself as a glamour and eco-tourism destination, but its African-inflected culture is what lulls you. By LUISITA LOPEZ TORREGROSA   I was trying not to slip as I traipsed over the stone pavement in the drizzle at the old fort at Port Royal in Kingston, the “wickedest city in Christendom,” a warren […]

Top Place to Visit

Jamaica, Kingston Top Place to Visit in 2017 – Rated by New York Times

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) – The New York Times has an archive of news from Jamaica, dating into the 1800’s. Then, the news was transmitted to the New York Times by cable (a form of telegram) delivery. Ships were the usual overseas transport for cargo or travel, horses had a premium market for sale, and Jamaica had […]

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Peek inside Caribbean’s first overwater bungalows – Jamaica

  MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — I totally admit this is a first-world problem. But for the life of me I can’t remember what my private butler said about how to turn on the underwater lights so I can see through the window on my bedroom floor. The headaches! The difficulty of being the first guest in this […]

Delta Air Lines

Mom Says Delta Air Lines Asked Her to Leave First Class Seat Because Her 9-Month Old Baby Was Crying

U.S. Mom Says Delta Asked Her to Leave First Class Seat Because Her 9-Month Old Baby Was Crying Arielle Noa Charnas boarded her Delta Air Lines flight from New York City to Los Angeles with her husband and 9-month old baby in tow on Dec. 29. But before they could even take off, Charnas’ flight hit […]