Jamaica Gleaner Commentary published: Sunday | November 6, 2005
The police now need to go further
WE HAVE already commended the senior police officers for having the courage to state publicly what has long been reported to be common place that there are deep links between the criminal underworld and politicians of varying persuasions.
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