The Power Structure of a Mexican Drug Cartel

This is surely one of the most remarkable infographics we’ve ever posted. Created by social scientist Eduardo Salcedo-Albarán, it documents the organizational structure and almost limitless influence of Mexico’s Michoacan drug family. And it teaches you a great deal about why, exactly, the family is so hard to combat — and why its power seems so pervasive.

The Power Structure of a Mexican Drug Cartel

This is surely one of the most remarkable infographics we’ve ever posted. Created by social scientist Eduardo Salcedo-Albar├ín, it documents the organizational structure and almost limitless influence of Mexico’s Michoacan drug family. And it teaches you a great deal about why, exactly, the family is so hard to combat — and why its power seems so pervasive.

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