The increasingly brazen behavior of Haiti's gangs

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In Port-au-Prince, an armed gang surrounded a hospital on Wednesday, trapping women, children and newborns. Haiti's National Police eventually arrived with three armored trucks to transfer those held inside to somewhere safe. Host Marco Werman talks about the depth of gang control in Haiti with Michael Deibert, a journalist and author of the book: "Haiti Will Not Perish."

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