Disputes – International
Since 2004, about 8,000 peacekeepers from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) maintain civil order in Haiti. Despite efforts to control illegal migration, Haitians cross into the Dominican Republic and sail to neighbouring countries.
Haiti claims US-administered Navassa Island.
Haiti is a Caribbean transshipment point for cocaine en route to the US and Europe. Haiti is a significant consumer of cannabis.
The country also has a substantial bulk cash smuggling activity. Colombian narcotics traffickers favour Haiti for illicit financial transactions.