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The Lake That Burned Down a Forest

In part four, VICE News heads to the Dominican Republic's largest open-air market, on the border with Haiti, to witness the illegal coal trade in action.
July 30, 2014, 6:10pm

In response to Lake Enriquillo’s rapid rise and expansion, a black market charcoal trade has flourished, and Haiti is the Dominican Republic’s biggest customer. In part four, VICE News heads to the DR's largest open-air market, on the border with Haiti, to witness this trade in action.