Drug-trafficking in America
This new map from the Guardian highlights America’s high-intensity drug trafficking areas, demonstrating the reach of the Sinaloa cartel and other Mexican organizations.
On the new Reveal, our investigative radio show with PRX, we take a look at how drugs end up in Chicago, one of the country’s most important heroin distribution hubs. The Feds say that 70 to 80 percent of the narcotics moving through the city comes from a single operation - the Sinaloa cartel.
WBEZ reporters Chip Mitchell and Natalie Moore take you inside their year-long investigation with Chicago Reader on Reveal. Listen to the full story here.