This week, we follow the cocaine highway from the streets of Venezuela to Caribbean drug smuggling boats to desert territories controlled by Islamic extremists until finally ending up in the noses of partiers in Europe.
VICE talks with veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan who are struggling with mental illness, addiction, and PTSD—often overprescribed narcotics and other pharmaceuticals that bring their own sets of problems.
In the seventh episode of our second season, VICE heads to Delhi to meet Sampat Pal, an Indian woman who's formed the Gulabi Gang, or Pink Gang, to help women band together to combat the many cases of sexual assault tainting their country.
In the fourth episode of the second season of VICE, Thomas Morton heads to Syria to take a look at the front line of the battle for a Kurdish state, and Vikram Gandhi traces the illicit rhino-horn trade.
We're serializing season two of our HBO show, starting with the premiere, in which Ben Anderson reported on Brazil's effort to clean up crime before the World Cup and Olympics. We checked in with Ben to get his thoughts now that the World Cup is over.
In the second episode of our show's second season, Shane Smith travels up north to take a look at our world's rising seas. Then VICE goes to Pakistan, where millions of citizens work as bonded laborers in brick kilns.
Shane Smith travels to Kabul to follow the trail of American money disappearing into the Afghan reconstruction, and Ben Anderson heads to Rio de Janeiro, where Brazil has taken extreme measures to clean up the city.
Remember last month when VICE on HBO received three Emmy nominations, and we were like, "Is it too early for a lifetime achievement award?" Well, guess what? We did it! We won an Emmy for Outstanding Informational Series or Special.
You can take the defector out of North Korea, but you can't take the North Korea out of the defector. When Seoul feels heartless, the Christian church and reality television must heal the wounds that refugee status cannot.
The Christian doomsday community has a mantra—"we are living in exciting times"—which helps compensate for the fact that most of their personal lives are dull as dirt. Unfortunately for the rest of us, to fight their boredom they've decided to pay right-w…