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On air: the latest from Jamaica

Sheetal Parmar Sheetal Parmar | 16:57 UK time, Tuesday, 25 May 2010


Jamaica and Dudus Coke - two names that are still on many most read news sites around the world today. Today, more people have been killed in Kingston as security forces continue to look for Dudus Coke and battle with the people loyal to him.

The WHYS team were fascinated to hear the details of how 'garrisons' work in Kingston.

We'll go back to some of those people in Jamaica to hear what's happened in the past 24 hours, and discuss further benefits men like 'Dudus' can bring when the state fails to provide.

One thing that came up in our editorial meeting and things we've read online, was that Christopher Coke certainly divides people, but why are people willing to lay down their lives for him? Is this appeal purely for the financial and social benefits he provides? or do you think people are just scared of him?

We'll be speaking to Jamaicans today and we welcome your questions for them.

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