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‘Narcos Mexico’: Netflix’s Clues About Today’s Criminal World

In its fourth season, "Narcos: Mexico" has left Colombia's underworld to zoom in on the country that is now at the epicenter of criminal activity in Latin America. But the Netflix production is more about Mexico's present than you might...

Colombia’s Criminal Evolution 25 Years After Pablo Escobar’s Death

It's been nearly 25 years since authorities in Colombia gunned down former Medellín Cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar on a city rooftop. A lot has changed in the country's underworld...

Netflix’s Cocaine Coast: Drugs, Spain and Central America

Relying on a formula that has become an entertainment industry darling, Netflix has once again produced a series featuring a group of men who strike it rich by trafficking cocaine...

5 Creative Ways Drug Traffickers Evade Authorities

Changing dynamics in the criminal world, new government control strategies and fast technological advances are forcing organized crime groups to update their drug trafficking...

How the US Took On the Mafia Running International Soccer

The 2018 World Cup is about to end, but the case that unveiled a massive criminal conspiracy involving the international soccer organization FIFA is still...

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Mexico’s Narco Soap Operas Do More Than Just Glorify Drug Trade

The growing backlash against Mexican soap operas revolving around the drug trade and...

Popstar Children of Knights Templar Leader Glamorize Narco-Culture

The children of a drug cartel leader in Mexico have reportedly become pop singers, and...

Popeye: The Hitman Turned Web Star

He often describes himself as the "living memory" of the Medellín Cartel, but the truth...

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