Roberto Saviano is the author of ZeroZeroZero, about the global cocaine trade, and Gomorrah, a book and TV series about the Neapolitan mafia, because of which he lives under police protection. His novel The Piranhas: The Boy Bosses of Naples was published in English last fall. (March 2019)
The migrant caravan that left Honduras and headed north toward the US last October is the largest flight from drug trafficking in history. Though the phenomenon of Central American caravans isn’t new, never before have thousands of people decided to flee from criminal organizations in such numbers. It is, in a sense, the biggest anti-mafia march the world has ever seen.