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Nine active cartels. A country threatened by violence. Drug kingpins that become legend. Mexico's organized crime network can be difficult to understand.

NarcoData presents a snapshot of the last four decades of organized crime in Mexico, explaining how the cartels have evolved. The project shows the emergence of the criminal networks, conflicts between the groups, their geographic expansion and their role in various criminal activities.

Story About the Tool "A Mexican startup has pieced together the elusive data behind the country’s secretive drug war"
ICFJ Knight Fellow
ICFJ Knight Fellow

International Center for Journalists