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Title: Haitian Narcotics Activities
Corporate Author: US Congress
Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 55
Sponsoring Agency: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
US Congress
Washington, DC
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America
Type: Legislative Hearing/Committee Report
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This hearing before the U.S. Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control focused on the role Haiti plays in the Caribbean as a transshipment point and as a production point for drugs entering the United States through Florida.
Abstract: The specific issues discussed in the hearing included the magnitude of Haiti's role as a transshipment point for cocaine, the role that elements in the Haitian military play in narcotics trafficking, the role that a network of former Haitian militia members plays in distributing crack cocaine in the United States, the unique problems of bringing those network members to justice, and drug law enforcement efforts aimed at preventing the flow of drugs up the Miami River. Witnesses include police officers, Federal agents, immigration officials, and representatives of the Haitian government and the Haitian emigre community in the United States.
Main Term(s): Drug law enforcement
Index Term(s): Crime prevention planning; Drug smuggling; Haiti; International drug law enforcement
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