Peruvian photographer Omar Lucas travelled to the town of La Rinconada to spend time with women who spend 11 hours a day panning for gold.
Brasília is an urban closet.
Over the last 21 years, the secretive and controversial US-backed drug war effort dumped weaponized herbicide on 4.3 million acres of land.
We Skyped with the Golden Bear-winning director about her process, her feminine perspective, and what it was like to work with Jennifer Connelly.
His new book looks at how the American government, banks, and intelligence agencies enforce a very covert and modern type of imperialism.
We chatted with producer Alex Chitty about the trail of cocaine running from Caracas to a small, strange town in Niger called Agadez.
The film's plot is as sparse as the landscape it portrays, with both containing a great deal of overwhelming beauty.
Colombians are seeking black market sexual stimulants, imported from Asia.
Photographer Ivan Kashinsky swapped National Geographic for Instagram.
According to her brother, she didn't even want the procedure and only agreed to it after the surgeon kept badgering her to come in for the operation.
The biannual six-day festival includes a lot of drinking, a lot of parades, and a lot of extremely dangerous encounters with bulls.
Today: Venezuela's economic woes continue, a study finds fracking caused Ohio's earthquakes, and a new antibiotic offers hope in the global war on superbugs.
You don't often see major powers bartering food staples for weapons systems, but the recent move by Vladimir Putin is actually a savvy bit of strategic thinking.
This week, Kenyan lawmakers approve controversial anti-terror legislation, PETA uncovers a shocking dog-skin trade in China, and the US Navy shows off a drone that looks like it belongs in Jaws.
To celebrate LGBT lives, we're creating a new photo column called "Being Gay Is Beautiful in..." about how great it is to be queer in cities around the globe.
Thousands of flowers take up the pavement outside self-service shops in the weeks leading up to All Saints' Day, but they're all fake.
This Sunday, Chile's indigenous Mapuche people stormed into Santiago for a demonstration and all hell broke loose.
Pablo Escobar's brother, Roberto, used to be the accountant responsible for the cartel's billions of dollars. Now, he operates their old house in Medellin, Colombia, as a museum and claims he's curing AIDS by studying horses.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, Ukraine's OSCE representative says Russian troops captured a border city, and Brazil dismantles a deforestation gang.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, protests erupt in Ferguson, Missouri, and anti-government protesters demonstrate in Pakistan.
Illegal gold mining—farmers digging up ore and selling it on the black market, so that it may eventually end up wrapped around your fiancée's finger—is a major cause of rain forest depletion. It has devastated nearly 370,000 acres of the Peruvian Amazon…
VICE founder Suroosh Alvi went to Mexico to meet the drug cartels that are stealing the country's oil.
For the 850,000 kids there who already work, the law is a huge victory: Children, just like adults, will now be entitled to a minimum wage, and they'll have full protection under the law. Of course, the dangers are obvious, too. Did Bolivia just create a
Thomas McFadden, the subject of the upcoming movie Marching Powder, traveled all over the world smuggling cocaine and heroin before finding himself in a notoriously dangerous Bolivian prison, where he became a Lonely Planet–endorsed tour guide.