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Exploring crime and corruption in Kingston

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Dozens of people have died during fighting between police and gunmen in an anti-drug offensive in Kingston, Jamaica.

The city has seen running battles between security forces and fighters loyal to a suspected drug trafficker sought by the US.

The whereabouts of alleged drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke is unknown.

To explore the links between organised crime and politics in Jamaica, GMT spoke to Tom Feiling, author of 'The Candy Machine: How Cocaine took over the world.'

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