Haiti officials and elites have been making headlines for years when it comes to drug trafficking, but what happens when $10 billion dollars becomes a bit of a problem?
Haiti officials and elites have been making headlines for years when it comes to drug trafficking, but what happens when $10 billion dollars becomes a bit of a problem? How do you launder and conceal $10 billion dollars without drawing attention, especially when investments in the Caribbean Islands and Central America have already been saturated by drug money? What makes an already bad situation worse? The impact the drug traffickers have on the people of Haiti is absolutely dire. While the drug lords rule the streets, the people of Haiti are dying a slow death from starvation, lack of jobs, and a lawless nation brimming with abuse and neglect.
Who are the players and how has this managed to go on for as long as it has? Is there an end in sight? In 2014 the authorities of the Dominican Republic were alerted by the U.S. tax authorities that they were aware of collusion with the mafia sector of the Haitian financial system in money laundering. Because of this, the Dominican Republic may quite possibly be keeping their distance, but what of other countries and island nations involved such as Colombia, the Bahamas, and the United States of America?
This is a deep tunnel with some hidden burrows that lead to very interesting connections. Stay with me as I give a brief history of drug trafficking through the hub of Haiti, where the drugs are coming in and going to, some key arrests, bad actors and their undesirable connections, and a possible ray of hope amid all this devastation that just recently dropped yesterday as I was writing this. It is a very exciting possibility! Read on… it is a long article, but necessary in order to include all players, connections, and what this has done to the people of Haiti. So if you are one with a 3-minute attention span, I highly suggest scrolling down to see the guts of this before bookmarking it never to return – you do not want to miss the ending. This is BIG.
WARNING: There are some disturbing photos farther down in this article. In trying to keep this as real as possible so you understand how serious of a matter this is, I felt it was necessary to include them. Forgive me, they are not easy to look at.
A Brief History of Drug Trafficking Through Haiti – The Players
My source tells me that several people in the parliament of Haiti, as well as police officials are involved in the current drug trafficking ring. A powerful notary (equivalent to a U.S. attorney) in Haiti that deals with land and assets handles their funds, while paying off high-ranking politicians in D.C. for protection. This had gone on for years. Hopefully with the new administration and draining of the swamp, those officials have already been kicked to the curb or are soon to be exposed. In light of the new information released that I cover at the end, we may finally be seeing some action. Let’s get behind it and make this information fly so we can blow this wide open and bring an end to it!
How did we get to this point? Below are some cliff notes of arrests of high-ranking officials, their relatives, and the elites that have been circulating the drug trafficking sector for quite some time. These are some of the key players, and it’s important to understand the key players because of their ties to other “key players”.
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