8 episodes

This series opens the door into a hidden world of drug trafficking and its ties to political power. It’s a story of a man, known as el Transportista, who transported drugs through planes for the world’s most dangerous drug lords in Mexico, Venezuela, Dominican Republic and Colombia. Currently behind bars, he tells the tales of his wild adventures from a North Carolina federal prison via a smuggled cell phone. Each weekly episode is in English and Spanish and shines a light on the life of a man who had access to the top cartel’s, their supply, women and wealth but it all came to a stop. What happened? Buckle up, the plane is taking off and el Transportista is talking about it all.

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This series opens the door into a hidden world of drug trafficking and its ties to political power. It’s a story of a man, known as el Transportista, who transported drugs through planes for the world’s most dangerous drug lords in Mexico, Venezuela, Dominican Republic and Colombia. Currently behind bars, he tells the tales of his wild adventures from a North Carolina federal prison via a smuggled cell phone. Each weekly episode is in English and Spanish and shines a light on the life of a man who had access to the top cartel’s, their supply, women and wealth but it all came to a stop. What happened? Buckle up, the plane is taking off and el Transportista is talking about it all.

    Episode 3: Next to the Presidential Hangar

    Episode 3: Next to the Presidential Hangar

    To learn more about Transportista, John Gibler calls a Venezuelan colleague, who revealed the plot of complicity between the Chávez government and the Narco cartels, and the way the Mexican pilot moved around the country’s biggest airport.
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    • 25 min
    Episodio 3: La Turbulencia

    Episodio 3: La Turbulencia

    La policía federal detiene a Transportista. En prisión utiliza sus contactos y dinero para vivir como “rockstar," afuera los capos buscan su libertad para que retome los vuelos clandestinos.
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    • 24 min
    Episodio 2: Ligas Mayores

    Episodio 2: Ligas Mayores

    Luego de resolver las turbulencias de la “vuelta” a Colombia, el Señor de los Cielos le pide a Transportista mover un cargamento en una complicada misión que pone en riesgo su libertad.
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    • 19 min
    Episode 2: Unfortunately, Raúl

    Episode 2: Unfortunately, Raúl

    Once one of those responsible for the cocaine seized in Campeche is known, John Gibler contacts a Colombian journalist, who even met TRANSPORTISTA in person and considered him an encyclopedia of the narco world.
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    • 29 min
    Episode 1: Cocaine One

    Episode 1: Cocaine One

    In 2006, the Mexican Army seizes 5 tons of cocaine on a plane that landed at the airport in Campeche, Mexico. In response to the news, journalists begin to search for the name of its owner.
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    • 28 min
    Episodio 1: El Despegue

    Episodio 1: El Despegue

    Transportista narra cómo fue reclutado para pilotear clandestinamente aviones con cocaína para después ser contratado por Amado Carrillo, el Señor de los Cielos, quien le encarga una “vuelta” de Colombia a México.
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    • 23 min

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