24 episodes

If the US Government asked you to move to Colombia to hunt down the world’s most brutal narco-terrorist, what would you say? Real Narcos meets the real DEA agents tasked with bringing down some of history’s most notorious criminal masterminds - from the King of Cocaine, Pablo Escobar, to the most powerful drug trafficker on the planet, El Chapo. Head to www.noiser.com to learn more about Noiser shows. Also, check out our other podcast, Real Dictators. Out now!

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If the US Government asked you to move to Colombia to hunt down the world’s most brutal narco-terrorist, what would you say? Real Narcos meets the real DEA agents tasked with bringing down some of history’s most notorious criminal masterminds - from the King of Cocaine, Pablo Escobar, to the most powerful drug trafficker on the planet, El Chapo. Head to www.noiser.com to learn more about Noiser shows. Also, check out our other podcast, Real Dictators. Out now!

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    El Chapo Part 7: The Curtain Falls?

    El Chapo Part 7: The Curtain Falls?

    A desperate flight through a sewage pipe is not enough to deliver El Chapo to freedom. Arrested and extradited to the United States, his story closes in a packed Brooklyn courtroom, in front of the world’s media. But even as Chapo departs the stage, Mexico remains under siege from the cartels. Joaquín Guzmán may be behind bars in America, but even his story is only part of a much bigger saga - one with no clear end in sight.
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    • 34 min
    El Chapo Part 6: Hollywood Comes Calling

    El Chapo Part 6: Hollywood Comes Calling

    It’s late 2014, and El Chapo is finally back behind bars. The prison he’s in has a reputation as a fortress - it’s even more secure than the last one. But if anyone’s going to have a crack at busting out, it’s Chapo Guzmán. Specially trained diggers hatch a plan for one of the most audacious prison breaks in history. Back at large, the sensible move is to lay low in the mountains. But Chapo can’t resist the limelight. He prepares for a sit-down. Not with his lawyers or the cops, but with the Hollywood actor Sean Penn.
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    • 36 min
    El Chapo Part 5: Cornered on the Coast

    El Chapo Part 5: Cornered on the Coast

    The DEA agents make a huge breakthrough in the investigation, when a routine wiretap in Arizona unexpectedly leads them to El Chapo’s personal cell phone. Monitoring his personal communications, they get to know their target intimately. The Mexican marines begin the process of rounding up Chapo’s henchmen. Each arrest gets them closer to the boss himself. Until, finally, a dawn raid in the resort town of Mazatlán yields the ultimate prize.
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    • 38 min
    El Chapo Part 4: The Great Escape

    El Chapo Part 4: The Great Escape

    It’s 2001, and Mexican drug baron Joaquín Guzmán Loera has spent nearly a decade behind bars. But now he becomes a fugitive once more, as he pulls off the most daring escape his super-max prison has ever seen. DEA agents wrangle a sit-down with a new, priceless informant. Meanwhile, Chapo finds love in the mountains. And his cartel branches out into a new market, with a product that has huge possibilities for financial reward: meth.
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    • 39 min
    El Chapo Part 3: Showdown at the Border

    El Chapo Part 3: Showdown at the Border

    After escaping a hit at Guadalajara Airport, El Chapo disappears from view. When he resurfaces, he’s in Guatemala - Mexico’s next-door neighbour. Acting on a tip-off, the authorities close in on a hotel in the border town of Tapachula. Returned home in handcuffs, Chapo can look forward to a lengthy stay at a top-security penitentiary. But by throwing money around, he’s able to win the prison guards over to his side. The flow of drugs into the United States continues, unhindered by Chapo’s incarceration. So DEA agent Joe Bond prepares to go into the jail undercover for a secret face-to-face with Guzmán himself.
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    • 36 min
    El Chapo Part 2: The Tunnel King

    El Chapo Part 2: The Tunnel King

    In the early 1980s, Chapo Guzmán is still in his mid-20s. But he’s already done more than enough to grab the attention of the Guadalajara Kingpin. Pretty soon, he’s promoted into the Cartel's inner circle. He’s put in charge of logistics - using tunnels, ships and even submarines to transport contraband between South, Central and North America. As Chapo assumes personal control of Sinaloa State and the Pacific Coast, he turns his own operation into a supersized cartel. As a brutal drug war breaks out between rival traffickers, DEA agents go undercover in an attempt to unpick the intricate arrangements of Chapo’s distribution network. In doing this, they’re taking their lives in their hands.
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    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

9692962 ,

Excellent podcast

I’ve been gripped from the beginning, the way the story is told between interviews and caster it is very easy to keep track of the stories as they interlock through the time. Keep em coming 👍

KARL OB ,

Great podcasts - informative and slick 👍🏻👍🏻

Podcasts are very well put together and informative. Easy to listen to with good hosts and guests. And the ads are not too home made and annoying 😀

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Great listening

This is another brilliant podcast. Easy to listen too, informative. Highly recommend.

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