Rio Grande's deserted migrant trails show evidence of new drug traffickers
In Panama, police units arrested two smugglers who claim local gangs stole their drugs. Now the search begins to hunt down the gangster responsible. As drugs move north in Panama, smugglers are using local gangs as security. Over 200 gangs fight for dominance and are terrorizing the streets with violence and drug dealing.
Meanwhile, in Puerto Rico, U.S. Customs and Border Protection meticulously search for a possible drug package a passenger on the ferry might be smuggling.
It's a war with no end in sight that generates billions in profits for those at the top. From scouring the world's oceans to trekking through dense jungles, Drug Wars is a no-holds-barred deployment into the dangerous reality of international anti-narcotics operations.