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From the dawn of time, man stole, lied, fornicated, committed adultery and indulged in all the sins that gave so much pain, profit and pleasure.             

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - In Jan. 2019, Jamila moved to the United States from Jamaica to join her U.S. citizen spouse in Florida. Now she is stuck in limbo because of a backlog in U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) processing times for work permits.

Konya Plummer is fast and athletic with a warrior’s competitive spirit. But, at age 21, she’s still learning the game of soccer. So when Jamaica asked her to lead its national team to the nation’s first ever appearance at the Women’s World Cup last month in France, it seemed a heavy load. Yet Plummer, who has targeted graduation from a Florida college next year, has embraced her role. At the biggest tournament of her life, Jamaica’s captain told Caribbean Today’s Gordon Williams it’s all been good.

KINGSTON, Jamaica - World Bank: The Caribbean diaspora is a sizable, well-educated and affluent demographic. Supported by right incentives and policies, diaspora members could play an even larger role in contributing to the region’s development.

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