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Trump’s ‘Very Bad’ Bahamian Drug Dealers? US Data Shows Little Evidence

People wait to board a cargo ship for evacuation to Nassau at the port after Hurricane Dorian September 7, 2019, in Marsh Harbor, Great Abaco. Bahamians who lost everything in the devastating passage of Hurricane Dorian were scrambling Saturday to…

President Donald Trump’s concern the United States could open its doors to “very bad drug dealers” by easing immigration rules for the storm-hit Bahamas is undercut by administration data showing the Caribbean plays a small role in the narcotics trade.

The era of the 1980s Cocaine Cowboys, who used speedboats to ferry vast amounts of that drug into South Florida from the Caribbean, has long since passed in large part because of the cooperation between the United States and nations including the Bahamas.

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s most recent assessment of drug trafficking mentions the Bahamas only once in its more read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com