A weak government and a lack of public oversight have hampered efforts to help the Wayuu people in La Guajira deal with an ongoing water shortage that has turned into a full-on crisis
The smog in Beijing is bad, but the incompetent official attempts to clean it up have been worse.
War stories from the frontline of video game journalism, where change was afoot long before the sordid debacle of Gamergate.
The Albanian economy is booming, but organized crime is a major export of this growing global power.
The federal corruption case against New Jersey Democrat Bob Menendez comes down to whether a Palm Beach opthamologist was his co-conspirator or just a really good friend.
Despite a VICE investigation—and the small sliver of sunlight it shined on Mossack Fonseca's dealings—the firm is still up to its old tricks.
A decade ago, a new handheld emerged to rival the DS and PSP. But the system didn't simply suck—the entire enterprise was utterly corrupt.
A slew of scandals have tarnished the burgeoning industry of e-sports, snaring some of the biggest players on the planet and bringing about appalling real-world tragedies.
Are they there to enrich people's minds? Or just to turn learning into money for corporate fatcats?
Peter Milne's been shooting Australia's cultural heroes for 40 years.
On Thursday, Sheldon Silver, who has been state assembly speaker for two decades, turned himself in to the FBI. He's charged with wire fraud, mail fraud, conspiracy, and extortion.
Photos appearing to show the country's leading ethics watchdog fooling around with Miss Indonesia have rocked the political and law enforcement establishment.
Mining operations are often intertwined—voluntarily or otherwise—with Colombia's criminal underworld. Many mines pay an extortion tax to whichever armed group is in charge of the region.
New Yorkers will begin 2015 with their governor under a cloud of investigation, the most powerful member of the state legislature being probed for his extra cash, and a congressman resigning for tax evasion.
According to a new report, Mexican federal police shot at the students and collected bullet casings to cover up their involvement.
The gang was so powerful in a Baltimore city jail that its leader was having the guards deliver crab imperial and Grey Goose right to his cell, according to court documents.
If shell companies can be said to be getaway cars for bank robbers, then Mossack Fonseca may be the world's shadiest car dealership.
MHA Nation has collected about $1 billion in oil money since the fracking bonanza took off in 2008, but life for most tribe members has only gotten bleaker since then.
We followed the Greens Senator around a Phnom Penh slum, where she looked at the conditions awaiting Nauru's refugees.
"What's happening in Ukraine now matters to criminals from Bogotá to Beijing."
Former Providence Mayor and two-time felon Buddy Cianci was on his way to a political redemption, until he lost the city's mayoral race on Tuesday. But don't count him out just yet.
As many Mexicans feel removed from their political and religious leaders, the country has seen an increase in modern religious cults. Santa Muerte is the patron saint of criminals, prostitutes, drug addicts, and all those overlooked by society.
In my years as a British fighter in Bangkok, I saw fixed matches, gambling debts and child exploitation.
Locked in a tight race for reelection, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is facing growing questions about his failed $55 million plan to fight crime in the nation's murder capital.