Cross border schemes around cars crossing the U.S/Mexico international line show how Mexico's powerful criminal organizations are profiting from much more than just drugs.
“You’ve found the heart of the mafia,” one cartel member in the state of Michoacán told us. “If I were you, I wouldn’t have come here.”
Agency experts tell VICE World News that China and Mexico are not doing enough to help stem the global trade in the chemicals used to make fentanyl and meth.
High-powered .50-caliber rifles can be purchased legally in most of the U.S. — and they keep showing up in the hands of cartel gunmen.
A VICE investigation reveals that meth shards "the size of your arm" are the latest product of the globalized drug trade.
Digna Valle Valle helped the DEA bring down some of Honduras' most powerful drug traffickers. Now she could be deported back to the country to die.
In a new book, Kilo: Inside the Deadliest Cocaine Cartels, war correspondent Toby Muse reports on the human stories behind the drug's passage across Colombia, from coca leaf pickers and jungle chemists to cartel sicarios and speedboat smugglers.
Genaro García Luna, currently housed in a Brooklyn federal jail on charges that he took millions of dollars in bribes from the Sinaloa cartel, has asked to be released for fear of contracting COVID-19.