Drug trade

Narcomania

Everything You Need to Know About the Cocaine 'Cut' That Supposedly Rots Your Skin

Levamisole, a common cutting agent in cocaine, made the news recently for its apparent skin-destroying properties – but there's a lot more to the substance than that.
Max Daly
10.5.15
News

Kofi Annan: The War on Drugs Has Failed in West Africa and Around the World

The former Secretary-General of the United Nations says that force alone is not enough to stop the problems of violence and addiction that come with drug trafficking.
Kofi Annan, Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation
3.28.15
VICE News

Cocaine & Crude

VICE founder Suroosh Alvi went to Mexico to meet the drug cartels that are stealing the country's oil.
VICE Staff
8.4.14
MEXICALIA

Mexican Narco Music Is the Soundtrack to the War on Drugs

Sing along to lyrics about beheadings, executions and coke binges.
VICE Staff
7.18.14
Correspondent Confidential

I Was Kidnapped by a Colombian Guerrilla Army

T. Christian Miller's run-in with FARC, a left-wing guerrilla army.
T. Christian Miller
11.21.13
VICE News

The Female Journalists of Juarez

Around four people are killed in Ciudad Juarez every day.
VICE Mexico
7.10.12
the it's actually quite weird issue

The Black Tar Tits of Afghanistan

Suckling from a junkie tit can be lethal, which is pretty much the most hopeless image imaginable.
Wilbert L. Cooper
5.29.12
the it's actually quite weird issue

Living Off Death

As long as the bodies keep piling up, Yovani's mom-and-pop Mexican mortuary thrives.
Elizabeth Duarte
5.22.12
The Drugs Issue

Crack Tales

Hell Rell just got out of jail for getting caught with 100 grams of crack cocaine.
Hell Rell, JR Writer
12.1.05