How the DEA let one of Haiti's biggest drug busts slip through its fingers

Drug Enforcement Haiti - August 20 2018, 8:53 AM

A cargo ship from Panama pulls into a privately owned Haitian port in broad daylight with a secret buried under a mountain of imported sugar: 700 to 800 kilos of cocaine and 300 kilos of heroin with an estimated U.S. street value of $100 million.

By the time a squad of Haiti narcotics police officers arrived at the dock two hours later, most of the drugs were gone...

The only person behind bars is a low-level longshoreman, awaiting trial on drug smuggling charges.

How did the DEA and BLTS let one of Haiti's biggest drug busts slip through their fingers?

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