For years, the Honduran government allegedly aided and abetted drug traffickers. And for a time, they both thrived.
“There is a need for a social pact,” Bishop Sigifredo Noriega said Tuesday. “A pact where even the bad guys could have a say.”
The 'Ndrangheta helped build the port of Gioia Tauro in the 1990s. An organised crime expert tells VICE World News it's the beating heart of the world's most influential mafia group.
Tonnes of meth, ketamine, ecstasy, and cannabis were ceremonially destroyed following Southeast Asia’s biggest-ever year of drug busts.
Brazilian Sergio Roberto de Carvalho was arrested in Hungary where he had been living under a false identity after faking his own death.
The EncroChat Hack Was Hailed as a Major Coup Against Gangsters. But Europe Is Still Awash With Drugs.
When police hacked into organised crime's secret messaging network, it led to a wave of high-profile arrests and drug busts. Two years on, analysis by VICE World News shows that it has failed to dent drug supply.
A huge house worth $4.5 million, formerly owned by the infamous cartel kingpin Amado Carrillo Fuentes, aka “El Señor de los Cielos,” is being put up for auction by the Mexican government.
“He is on his way to heaven,” the final lines of the song dedicated to the monkey say. “But he left a legacy.”
Police found 840kg of cocaine hidden in crates of bananas sent to stores in the Czech Republic. It’s the fifth time this has happened at shops across the world in the last 18 months.
The hit, which took place in broad daylight, is a grim echo of Ciudad Juarez's worst days of gangland violence.
Rodolfo Hernández, a leading presidential candidate who's been compared to Donald Trump, wants to gift cocaine to users to end the international trade.