Does Julian Assange Have a Roommate in Jail? A VICE News Investigation

The U.K. Ministry of Justice is highly secretive about where inmates live within prisons like Belmarsh, where Julian Assange will serve a 50-week sentence.


This Is Just the Beginning for Julian Assange

The U.S. could be trying to bring additional charges against the WikiLeaks founder.


Giant Tortoise Feared Extinct Reappears After 113 Years

As well as the Fernandina tortoise, another “giant” species thought to be possibly extinct showed up this year—Wallace’s giant bee.


Julian Assange Rejects a Deal Allowing Him to Leave the Ecuadorian Embassy

"Ecuador should continue to provide him asylum.”


8,000 Barrels of Oil Spill Into the Amazon After Locals Attack Pipeline

There have been 15 attacks on the major Peruvian pipeline in the last two years as indigenous communities faceoff against oil companies.


The cops have a suitcase packed with $1.3 million in cocaine in case anyone was looking for it

The suitcase arrived from Quito, Ecuador, and was packed with stacks of 38 cocaine bricks.


Julian Assange is Suing the Embassy that’s Been Offering Him Asylum

The Ecuadorian Embassy recently demanded that Assange clean his bathroom, feed his cat, and stay out of heated online debates. Now he's suing them for it.


Julian Assange Isn't Allowed Online unless He Starts Looking after His Cat

The WikiLeaks founder has also been told to clean his bathroom and start paying for his own laundry.


That Guy Who Stole a $1.6M Pot of Gold Doesn't Know Where His Money Is

Julio Nivelo managed to flee the States to Ecuador after the heist without getting caught—but now he says he has "nothing."


[NSFW] These Fruit-Filled Paintings Are Ripe (in More Ways Than One)

Alonsa Guevera’s 'Ceremonies' will make you want to book a trip to a tropical rainforest.


Two French Brothers Are Retracing Magellan’s Voyage to Bring Clean Water to the World

Sitting across from me in a bar, they have the look of three men who've been at sea a long time—but in the best way possible.


Enner Valencia Chased Off Pitch By Police During World Cup Qualifier

Enner Valencia has a warrant out for his arrest for his alleged failure to pay child support, and police tried to nab him during Ecuador's latest qualifier for Russia 2018.