On the Rise of Women in Latin America’s Drug Cartels
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode, Andrew talks to Deborah Bonello, author of Narcas, about the secret rise of women in Latin America’s drug cartels.
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Deborah Bonello is a journalist, a writer, an editor, and an investigator based in Mexico City. Born in Malta and brought up in the UK, she moved to Latin America to work as a foreign correspondent in 2005. Deborah is senior editor for Latin America at VICE World News and has nearly two decades of experience covering organized crime and criminal syndicates, particularly the drug trade, as well as the violence and culture connected to the crime world. She’s contributed to several publications, including The Guardian, The Los Angeles Times, the BBC, and The Telegraph.