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    Haiti Transnational Issues - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/haiti/haiti_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      since 2004, about 8,000 peacekeepers from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) maintain civil order in Haiti; despite efforts to control illegal migration, Haitians fleeing economic privation and civil unrest continue to cross into the Dominican Republic and sail to neighboring countries; Haiti claims US-administered Navassa Island

      Illicit drugs:
      Caribbean transshipment point for cocaine en route to the US and Europe; substantial money-laundering activity; Colombian narcotics traffickers favor Haiti for illicit financial transactions; pervasive corruption


      NOTE: The information regarding Haiti on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Haiti Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Haiti Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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