Drug Wars

September 2020
30:00

Series 4, Episode 10 - Barbarians at the Gate

4.0 4 x
Military units mount a counter-attack against Isis, who have seized the city of Marawi in the Philippines' Muslim-heavy southern regions.
30:00

Series 4, Episode 9 - Isis Invades

3.0 6 x
Isis tries to take control of Mindanao, home to the largest Muslim community in the Philippines - and it turns out the terrorist group is being funded by illegal drugs.
30:00

Series 4, Episode 8 - No Vacancy

4.0 0 x
Vigilantes try to rid their neighbourhoods of criminals and addicts in the Philippines. In a city slum, police embark on a night-time operation that leads to dozens of arrests.
30:00

Series 4, Episode 7 - Buy Busts

3.0 4 x
The police in Manila begin a new tactic where they lure dealers and traffickers right into their hands, with informants setting the bait before the cops move in for the bust.
August 2020
30:00

Quezon City Slum (S4E6)

4.0 4 x
Hundreds of cops in Quezon City in the Philippines carry out a massive anti-narcotics operation in one of the city's slums - targeting both dealers and users.
30:00

Carry a Big Stick (S4E5)

3.0 3 x
In the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte declares open season on anyone caught dealing or using drugs. Soon after, the DEA heads out on a multi-target drugs raid.
30:00

Dark Daze in Guatemala (S4E4)

4.0 4 x
Police target key members of Mara Salvatrucha, one of Guatamala City's most notorious gangs, who are involved in contract killing, extortion and prostitution.
30:00

The New Drug Stores (S4E3)

4.0 2 x
Police crack down on the gangs that use businesses as a front for selling drugs, executing raids on small-time dealers in the hope of crippling the larger players.
30:00

The Cocaine Vacuum (S4E2)

4.0 2 x
Colombian special forces locate and destroy a cocaine lab, while Guatemalan police attempt to disrupt a drug gang that is extorting local businesses.
30:00

Woman on a Mission (S4E1)

4.0 4 x
The war on drugs in Guatemala takes a surprising turn, as military and local police head to the jungle to destroy clandestine airstrips used for smuggling.
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