'The gang people want you to know they are in control. You can do good, but don't interfere with their business,' says Dr. Larsen. 'There is no Army, no Navy, no Coast Guard, no Marines. It's a wide open country.'
Not policed, largely lawless and crushingly, poor Haiti has long been on the DEA's radar.
There is every reason to believe the further collapse of a country already broken will open the doors to smugglers who find it a safe midway point on runs north.
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