Narco Wars explores how opportunistic smuggling networks in Latin America turned into powerful and ruthless drug cartels with the power to destabilize and tear apart whole countries. The series combines gripping access to cartel members and the law enforcement agencies opposing them with a deep dive documentary exploration of the geo-political, social and cultural factors that led the cartels' rise.
S1 E6 - Rise of the Narco ArmyHow one drug lord created Mexico's first narco army.01.21.2021
S1 E5 - Escobar Goes to WarPablo Escobar goes to war against both authorities and his rivals, the Cali cartel, as his terror sees airliners blown up and politicians assassinated.01.07.2021
S1 E4 - Escobar's EmpirePablo Escobar goes from cocaine tycoon in the late ‘70s to full-blown narcoterrorism by 1985, waging war against the Colombian state.12.31.2020
S1 E3 - The Battle for the BorderEl Chapo Guzman rises to a cocaine-smuggling cartel leader.12.24.2020
S1 E2 - Mexico's First CartelHow a group of marijuana traffickers created Mexico’s first-ever drug Cartel and committed murder to protect their billion-dollar operations.12.17.2020
S1 E1 - How Cocaine Came to AmericaThis episode reveals how a handful of criminals formed the infamous Medellin Cartel and pioneered the cocaine smuggling business in the ‘70s and ‘80s.12.10.2020