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‘Narcos: Mexico’ And 5 Other Sobering Shows To Catch On Netflix

Tracing the drug trade of the Americas

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The modern drug war is moving from Colombia to Mexico! We can’t wait for the premiere of Narcos: Mexico, which launches globally today, 16 November.

The latest installment of popular global crime drama franchise Narcos brings us to Mexico in the 1980s to chart the rise of the biggest drug empire in Mexico, where DEA agent Kiki Camarena (Michael Peña) meets the Guadalajara cartel and the king of Marijuana, Miguel Felix Gallardo (Diego Luna).

Ahead of your Narcos binge, it’s time to load up on the best mind-altering substance of all – knowledge – with these informative documentaries and series on Netflix.

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Drug Lords

Find out all you need to know about the rise and fall of some of the most brutal cartels and gangs in recent history from Drug Lords, a two-season docu-series that touches upon the lives of drug kingpins such as Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the prolific Cali Cartel and more.

Hear it straight from the horse’s mouth as the informative docu-series enlightens us with perspectives from real officers, surviving gang members and journalists, accompanied by re-enactments of their situations.

Seasons One and Two of the Netflix original documentary are now streaming.

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