The Miami Herald online of October 17, 2016 reported that a Polish national fell sick at Miami International Airport after his arrival from Trinidad. Waldemar Wojtczak was on his way to Finland from Trinidad via Miami, USA when he fell ill at the airport and was rushed to Hialeah Hospital where with his near non existent English skills indicated that he was in fact a swallower. With his inability to pass the bolitas he had swallowed surgery revealed 53 bolitas wrapped in rubber comprising 500 grammes of cocaine. Rubber not condoms were used and then tied with a knot to seal the cocaine in the rubber sheet. The passport of Wojtczak suggested that he was in fact a professional swallower setting out from Poland on runs most likely to the EU and on completion returning to Poland. The fact that he was headed to Finland from T&T makes complete business sense given the value of cocaine on the drug markets of Finland. This incident potently illustrates the operational presence of transnational traffickers in T&T moving product from T&T to the EU. The professional swallower was hired in the EU and moved to T&T from Poland, housed in T&T swallowed the bolitas and placed on a flight to Finland via Miami exiting T&T with ease and impunity and he will not be the only one. Without falling sick at Miami International the chances of the swallower evading detection were high as he did not fit the profiles of swallowers CBP at Miami International is on the look out for. In light of this reality yet another article in the newspapers of T&T (see Daily Express October 24, 2016 “‘Horror at Forensics'”) revealed the totally abysmal conditions that exist at the only state forensic facility in T&T after successive governments have spent billions of TT$ on national security yet the politicians complain about the low detection rate of the Police Service. Yet another reality that is straight out of the Ciudad Juarez, Mexico play book including the condition of forensics in T&T and the pile of rotting bodies and body parts. We are now living in Ciudad Juarez, T&T style.
The drug war that started in the 4th quarter 2013 is now in its second phase but the methodology of murder is in the Caribbean island chain uniquely that of T&T but in the mold of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. In Jamaica the assassins move into poor communities and kill multiple persons even whole families, leave the victims where they fell and ride out. In T&T specific persons are killed, transported and dumped away from the murder scene. The latest turn is to dump the body in the ocean like man watching CSI, Criminal Minds etc. This is phase two of the drug war T&T, Ciudad Juarez style where the new order is in place on the ground and is moving up the food chain to the level of the descent and respectable and those on the ground who now find themselves excluded from the business retrenched without no hope of feeding from the players have turned into a violent rage on each other and all of us. There is no rhyme or reason faced with the need to find and create a new hustle in the illicit game only rage, hate and violence, gun violence and any other form of graphic violence. Robberies, crimes against the person and property become the domain of the lowest displaced level whilst other levels move to seize turf and product. Any war waged on the players by the displaced earns graphic violence to the family of the attacker and the attacker Ciudad Juarez styling. In the midst of all this carnage we received a powerful indication of the gun worship that pervades the social order with a message attached. The message: my daddy wields state power which gives me the power to licitly wield and pose for pictures with a Heckler & Koch G 36 K 5.56 mm assault rifle with a 30 round clip. Whilst you pose for pictures wielding illicit AR-15 5.56 mm assault rifles and post them online. No matter what you do my own bigger than yours cause my own legal unlike yours. The potent message is for all of us who can’t pose and don’t want to pose with licit or illicit, licit and illicit guns from all gun toting posers licit or illicit: when you naked, gunless in Ciudad Juarez/T&T grovel, eat shit and die!!! The most potent message to date that the indpendance experiment is in tatters.