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Anabel Hernández

(Los señores del narco)

Commercial Non-Fiction / Divulgation

  • Published: 28/06/2014
  • ISBN: 9786073123174
  • 600 pages

Los señores del narco is a no-holds-barred chronicle of the shocking complicity of high political circles, police, military and businessmen with organized crime in Mexico. Anabel Hernández got access, not only to countless documents —unpublished until today—, but also to direct statements rendered by authorities and experts on the subject, as well as by people involved with the main Mexican drug cartels.

About the author

MEXICO- ANABEL HERNÁNDEZ (México, 1971) is one of Mexico’s most talented investigative journalists. Her focus is on calling out corruption. She has published in the newspapers Reforma (1993-1996), Milenio (1999-2002), El Universal and its magazine supplement La Revista (2002-2006).


Other books: La familia presidencial. El gobierno del cambio bajo sospecha de corrupción (2005), Fin de fiesta en Los Pinos (2006) and Los cómplices del presidente (2008).


Awards: National Journalism Prize (2002) for her investigation into «Towelgate,” which led to the first resignation of a member of President Fox’s team, Carlos Rojas Magnon; Recognition by UNICEF (2003) for her series on the slavery and sexual exploitation networks of Mexican girls on the US/Mexican border.


Rights sold

  • Italy: Mondadori