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Mexiko. Mexico’s Cartel Wars: Living in a War Zone 

Mexico’s president has faced mounting criticism for his government’s non-confrontational approach to drug cartels, as people across the country increasingly have to contend with daily violence and uncertainty. Our latest feature explores how one kingpin is now making a play to control the Michoacan region, and tells the story of the Garcia family, who live in Michoacan and whose lives were upended when armed men kidnapped a relative for ransom. (The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), 28.11.2019)