French Guyana's Smugglers

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One out of three residents in the town of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni in French Guyana is foreign. 
And poor families are crammed into the slums. 
Birth rates are rocketing and hospitals are stretched to breaking point. 
Drug traffickers are recruiting the young unemployed to smuggle cocaine – 4000 so-called mules fly to Paris every year.
Don't miss our report from a struggling region facing demographic explosion. 

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(Source: FRANCE 24 English,
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