NarcoData (lit. Drug trafficker data) is an interactive site that allows one to learn about the evolution and advancement of the various organized crime groups in Mexico. The site is led by a group of independent journalists known as "Animal Político" (lit. political animal), which gathers corroborated information and presents it in interactive visualizations showing the emergence of cartels, their leaders, conflicts between groups, geographical expansion, and criminal activities. Users can interact with the site, send their comments and provide information that complements the published information.
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- not backed by constitution nor legislation, nor by any governmental policy or program
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- Democratic innovation yields no decision