VICE World News brings you exclusive reporting from Latin America’s criminal underworld on the boss women you’ve never heard of.
Three women worked together to run cocaine from Colombia to the United States.
The theft of drug shipments is common in Latin America, where drug trafficking is rife, and usually perpetrated by rival groups or their allies in local security.
With Facebook ads and a WhatsApp business account, smuggling networks are promising pregnant women and mothers swift entry into the U.S.
The U.S. has clearly not internalized all of the “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses” stuff.
The girl said that her parents were in the U.S., but did not have any contact information for them.
The latest violent incident in a Guatemalan prison shows the government's lack of control over its penitentiary system.
High-ranking members of Nayib Bukele’s government as well as political allies have been accused of corruption by the U.S. State Department.
Guatemalan authorities arrested Marta Lorenzana, a suspected drug trafficker, for extradition to the U.S.—but not her brother, also wanted in the U.S on drug charges, who was standing right next to her at the time.
Migrants living in the U.S. are sending more money home than ever before.