Not like that should surprise anyone. But the latest numbers from the UN's Office on Drugs and Crime really hammer it home.
The women are in black tops and skirts, the men are stripped to the waist and near skeletal thin; several are tattooed. All of them are off their heads on ketamine.
It's certainly more exciting than watching the Food Network.
Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known simply as "el Chapo," changed why and how drugs are muled across borders. He is legend. And he was maybe just gunned down along the Mexico-Guatelama border.
Brazilian police are cracking down on drugs and crime in the run up to the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympic Games. The program stands to forever alter Rio's famed slums. Photographer Raphael Fabrés is documenting the complicated effort.
He's known to frequent bustling urban areas, brazenly hiding in plain sight, but few pictures of the world's most powerful cartel boss exist. The rub? The most widely disseminated photo of "el Chapo" may not even be of him.
Turns out locking people away for drug offenses runs up quite a tab. Who knew, right? But just in case, this slick new video infographic drives it home.
Because it's not just HSBC.
Cartels are high on God.
It's classic "Heads, I win; Tails, you lose."