Lying Down with Dogs

The CIA's payoffs to a top Haitian thug raises new questions about the agency's methods. Has it gone too far again?

Emmanuel "Toto" Constant was known to American reporters in Haiti as an elegant dresser, a man who spoke perfect English and claimed to hold degrees in physics and mathematics from Canadian universities -- while still believing fervently in voodoo -- and, so he said, a onetime diplomat with the Haitian mission to the United Nations. He was also the head of a gang of thugs unusually vicious even by Haitian standards, the FRAPH. Those letters are the initials of the French words for Front for the Advancement and Progress of Haiti, but to most Haitians they stand for murder, torture and...

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