On this episode of Daily VICE, we visit one of Rio's poorest neighborhoods in an attempt to understand a controversial form of tourism.
The Cemeterio Del Norte is inhabited by people who pull bones from tombs to move in. It's an entire slum community, populated by gang members, runaways, sex workers, and laborers who rank among the poorest of the world's poor.
Raymond Depardon's photo series captured everyday life in some of the city's most deprived neighborhoods amid the grind of Thatcher's Britain.
Photos taken for housing charity Shelter have finally been released to the public after a 45-year embargo.
Jason Jaworski's Labyrinth was created while traveling for 13 days through slums in the Philippines, accompanied by a group of little people.
Being one of the most powerful drug lords in the country is "a much tougher job than people imagine," according to Misha Glenny's new book.
Photographer Sarah Pabst talks about her experience documenting the market known as La Salada.
VICE Japan visited a massive slum on the outskirts of Manila where an estimated 6,000 people currently live and work amid graves and human bones.
"My photos move between darkness and light. It's sort of a history of South Africa and a history of my state of mind."
Priya's Shatki is a comic about a girl who is raped and then tries to change the world with the help of the gods, flipping Indian patriarchy like a pancake.
The vast majority of Salvador's population, who live in slums, are not allowed inside the city's new shopping malls. So this became the key place for the poorer 85 percent of the population to buy its food and other groceries.
VICE News visited the slums of Port of Spain and spoke with police, activists, community leaders, and gangsters to understand the country's decade-plus spike in killings.
In an effort to combat drug trafficking and crime in their neighborhoods, residents of Brazil's slums have started posting photos and videos of gang conflicts on the internet.
Recife is known for its majestic bridges, but in November a newspaper photo highlighted one of the metropolis's uglier aspects: a nine-year-old kid submerged in a garbage-filled canal beneath one of those famous bridges, picking cans out of the filthy wat…
The American military has withdrawn most of their forces from Iraq, but Baghdad is still a nightmare. Terrorists, local gangs, street hustlers, and hucksters all mingle in the real-world horror show of post-war Iraq.
Unlike almost all of the other photographers we have spoken to in the VICE Loves Magnum series, Jonas Bendiksen's work isn't focused on war zones or conflict. From examining life in marginal post-Soviet states to exploring humanity's ever-quickening trans…
While in Kenya, through a contact at a local radio station, a friend and I were able to access an illegal abortion clinic run by a Catholic doctor. The doctor, Peter, has been running the practice for several years but claims his faith is beginning to get…
In the notorious district of Scampia in northern Naples, drug and arms wars rage wildly and clan bosses reign supreme. One day per year, however, the children take center stage for a colorful and lavish Christian celebration that comes just before Lent.
Bangladesh is a small country located just below India that somehow manages to exist as one of the world's poorest, most densely populated and least developed countries in South-East Asia.