World: The Closed Door

In the waiting room at Jamaica's Kingston airport last week gathered 122 lucky travelers bound for Britain. An attractive colored girl said: "I don't have a job there, but I'll find one. They say the British hate to work as servants or in other lower-class jobs." A thin, middle-aged man in a brown pin-stripe suit, sizes too large for him, anxiously clutched his one-way ticket (cost: $238). When the flight was announced, a child was lifted high to wave goodbye to its mother; a pregnant woman pressed forward for a last glimpse of her husband as he entered the plane....

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