Helena Ayala (Catherine Zeta-Jones) learns that her husband is a major drug dealer. She then positions herself to continue his operations and have the government's chief witness killed to free him from prison.
Javier Rodriguez (Benicio Del Toro) is a Mexican drug agent who finds himself stuck amid corruption, murder and deceit while trying to bring down a Tijuana drug cartel. In "Traffic," we learn that no one gets away clean.
Ray Castro: Hey Sugarfoot! How do you like your new place? [all the agents Laugh] Eduardo Ruiz: This is not what my lawyers negotiated. Montel Gordon: Fuck your lawyers. You aren't getting any cappuccino or Biscotti either. You don't like it, call 1-800-CRIMINAL.