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The Lake That Burned Down A Forest (Part 4)

VICE News heads to the Dominican Republic's largest open-air market to witness the illicit trade of charcoal in action.

by VICE News
Jul 26 2014, 2:10am

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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 4, VICE News heads to the DR's largest open-air market, on the border between the two countries, to witness this trade in action.

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