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.
The pandemic has slowed the production and export of chemicals from China to Mexico, for onward smuggling into the U.S.
VICE News met with families who had no choice but to leave their homes.
A right-wing power grab in Bolivia could spell the end of a system that has likely kept the drug war in check.
“We are preparing the children because if they lose their parents, who is going to defend them?”
As turf rivalries intensify, violent gangs step up the charm offensive to get locals on their side.
Companies in Italy, Belgium, and Romania are arming Mexican soldiers, cops, and cartels alike.
A Mexican Police Chief Was Arrested in Connection With the Massacre that Left 9 Members of a Mormon Family Dead
Fidel Alejandro Villegas, the police chief of the municipality of Janos, Chihuahua, is suspected of having ties to organized crime.