Manolo Bonilla (Leguizamo) is an ambitious Miami TV tabloid reporter who heads to an Ecuadorian village that has been targeted by a serial child rapist and killer. Bible salesman Vinicio (Alcazar) accidentally runs over a victim's brother, is set upon by a mob, and saved by Bonilla. In return, Vinicio promises to reveal the killer's identity, claiming they met on his travels. But is Vinicio, himself, the killer or is he stringing Manolo along in order to stay alive? And just how far will Manolo go to get his story? Runs out of steam but Leguizamo gives an intense performance.