“CONFESIONES DE MUJERES TRAFICANTES”: Real Stories Told By Women Trafficking Drugs Across Borders
MIAMI, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Drug-trafficking is a business primarily led by men. Yet, there are some infamous females who get their start in the “narco” business as international drug traffickers. “CONFESIONES DE MUJERES TRAFICANTES” features the stories of four Latino women who smuggled drugs in their luggage and even inside their own bodies, and got caught. The new one-hour documentary will premiere February 25 at 10pm E/P as part of the Discovery a Fondo Investigation Block, and live on the GO app.
Lidia from Argentina swallowed 28 cocaine capsules while pregnant; Raquel from Spain was arrested after numerous trips while flying out of Argentina carrying 18 kilos of cocaine; Yolanda from Colombia agreed to take drugs to Israel despite her financial stability, and a friend of Mexican-born Linda, hid drugs in her luggage when she was returning from vacationing in Colombia. Knowingly or unknowingly, all these women fell victim to an illegal business where human mules often end up in jail.
“CONFESIONES DE MUJERES TRAFICANTES” the real stories of these women who open up and tell how they entered the world of drug trafficking, their experiences, how they got arrested, their lives in prison, the impact on their families, and their attempts to reintegrate into society.
The new documentary is a Discovery en Español original production headed by Michela Giorelli, Rafael Rodríguez and Carlos Cediel, and produced by Nippur Media.
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