The 'Ndrangheta

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Published: June 30, 2021

The 'Ndrangheta might not be as well known as the Sicilian Mafia, but with an estimated annual turnover of US$60 billion, it's one of the world’s most powerful criminal organizations.

The Big Picture

What is the 'Ndrangheta?

Where did the organized crime group come from? What do its operations look like? And can it be stopped?

1 July 2021 Read the article


‘Armed and Dangerous’: Inside the ’Ndrangheta’s Intercontinental Cocaine Pipeline

In the first part of this investigation, we explored how the ’Ndrangheta syndicate moved cocaine across Europe. Now, we examine their pipeline through Latin America and Africa, showing how the highly-connected Giuseppe Romeo moved drugs through corruption-plagued ports to Antwerp, Rotterdam, and beyond.

5 August 2021 Read the article

Bitter Beauty: A Pilgrimage to the Birthplace of the ‘Ndrangheta

Heaven and the Underworld Meet at a Catholic festival in the mountains of Calabria.

21 September 2018Read the article

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