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Photos
Photos

Inside Colombia’s Transition from Narcoterrorism to ‘Narcos’ Tourism

Acclaimed photojournalist Mads Nissen spent eight years on the ground with FARC rebels, coke smugglers, and ordinary civilians
Oliver Lunn
4 days ago
violent times
violent times

Pink Cocaine, Convertibles, and Versace Ashtrays: a Weekend with a Colombian Cartel

"I got so high I went outside and tried to ride one of his thoroughbreads but almost broke my legs."
Mahmood Fazal
6.28.18
COLOMBIA
COLOMBIA

Cave Paintings Are Giving This Colombian Town Life After Cocaine

For more than three decades, ancient treasures remained hidden among the light green coca plants of Raudal.
Andrés Bermúdez Liévano
1.12.18
cocaine
cocaine

How Colombia's Biggest Ever Cocaine Bust Will Affect the Coke Supply Worldwide

Also: how long of a line could you make out of 12 tons of seized cocaine?
Jamie Clifton
11.9.17
News
News

Australian Drug Courier Cassandra Sainsbury Jailed for Six Years

The 22-year-old is to spend that time in Colombia's notorious El Buen Pastor women's prison.
VICE Staff
11.2.17
COLOMBIA
COLOMBIA

How Radio Changed the Course of a 50-Year Civil War

The government and Marxist guerrillas both used the airwaves as weapons in their battle for the soul of Colombia.
Juan Camilo Maldonado Tovar
10.29.17
latin america
latin america

VICE Reporters Got Caught Up in Colombian Police Gunfire This Weekend

The government has apologized for the attack on international observers and journalists and put more than 100 National Police in the area on modified duty.
Tania Tapia and Santiago Valenzuela
10.12.17
Photography
Photography

Tender Photos of Colombia's Beauty Amidst Times of Strife

American photographer Matthew O'Brien spent a decade documenting the people and places of Colombia.
Ellyn Kail
9.30.17
VICE News
VICE News

Colombian Cocaine at an All-Time High

Coca cultivation in the South American country surged 52 percent in 2016, directly influencing cocaine use worldwide.
Alexa Liautaud
7.16.17
VICE News
VICE News

Colombia Is Fighting Cocaine by Making Coca Farmers Choose “Poverty or Prison”

"Cocaine is a means of survival."
Christopher Crosby
6.12.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Being Gay in Rural Colombia Ain't Easy

Where "straight" guys aren't so straight—until they're harassing you.
Julio C. Londoño Á.
5.4.17
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The VICE Guide to Right Now

Everything We Know About the Australian Arrested With 5.8 Kilograms of Coke in Colombia

Adelaide personal trainer Cassie Sainsbury is currently detained in Bogotá's El Buen Pastor women's prison.
VICE Staff
5.1.17