In photos: the planes, pilots and clandestine infrastructure of narco-aviation
The Cessna is the most popular model for drug flights. Traffickers defy the authorities by using landing strips and make-shift control towers in the middle of the jungle.
The evidence against El Chapo
Undercover recordings, intercepted communications, protected witness declarations, drug seizures, and a confession.
El Chapo eyes new markets
With a diminished cartel and its leader behind bars, “El Chapo” seeks to broaden his horizon and establish new markets.
Close encounters with the DEA
El Chapo’s organization begins to crumble and he proposes a deal - with the feds.
Special report: The limitless guile of Joaquín ‘El Chapo' Guzmán
The story of how the accused Mexican drug kingpin ended up in a US courtroom, and the evidence against him.