Gateway: Cocaine, Murder & Dirty Money in Europe
Innocent people are getting murdered. Lawyers live in safehouses, and a princess is in hiding. This is Europe today—it just might be the world’s next narco-state. Over the past decade, the historic European ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp have turned into global gateways for cocaine. Think Miami in the 1980s — but with even more drugs, and much shittier weather. In this six-part podcast series from Brazen, host Mitchell Prothero explores Europe’s cocaine crisis through the dramatic stories of cartel leaders, cops, journalists, and the victims caught in the middle. From RPG attacks on newspaper offices to the slaughte...
Patricia Nicol • The Times UK • Jun 18, 2023
"You can be optimistically sceptical about that while being gripped by Prothero’s slick, high-octane, propulsively scored procedural."