mexico

caves

1,000-Year-Old Pristine Mayan Artefacts Found in Sealed 'Jaguar God' Cave

The cave was first discovered by local farmers in 1966, but was walled off until last year for unknown reasons.
Becky Ferreira
3.10.19
Chapo: Kingpin on Trial

El Chapo's Lawyers Say They'll Ask for a New Trial due to Juror Misconduct

Citing an exclusive VICE News interview with an anonymous juror, the Sinaloa cartel leader's attorneys say they'll call for the conviction to be overturned.
Keegan Hamilton
2.26.19
Chapo: Kingpin on Trial

Inside El Chapo’s Jury: a Juror Speaks for First Time About Convicting the Kingpin

An anonymous juror describes broken rules, fear, and behind-the-scenes drama at the Sinaloa cartel leader’s trial.
Keegan Hamilton
2.20.19
Cartel Chronicles

In El Chapo's Mexico, Fentanyl is the New Boom Drug

Despite the drug lord's take down, the narco-trade in Sinaloa is thriving as producers shift from heroin to deadly opioids.
Deborah Bonello
2.18.19
Appetite

Bull’s Balls, Love Cucumbers & Human Flesh | The World’s Weirdest Aphrodisiacs

Sex and food have always gone hand in hand, but never quite like this...
Anastasia Miari
2.17.19
climate change

Here's an Interactive Map That Shows How Climate Change Will Affect Your Town in 60 Years

If we do nothing to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the weather in New York City will feel like Alabama and Los Angeles will be as hot as the tip of the Baja Peninsula.
Becky Ferreira
2.13.19
Chapo: Kingpin on Trial

A key witness against Chapo believes in aliens, the Illuminati, and witchcraft

Alex Cifuentes claimed the drug lord paid the former Mexican president $100 million, but the jury only heard half his story.
Keegan Hamilton
2.13.19
Drugs

El Chapo Found Guilty, Faces Life in a U.S. Prison

The anonymous jury convicted the kingpin on all 10 counts related to his drug smuggling empire.
Keegan Hamilton
2.12.19
Drugs

How the Drug War Eats the Poor

According to a new report by the NGO Health Poverty Action, prohibition drives poverty and criminality in places like Brazil and India.
JS Rafaelli
2.5.19
Film

This Casting Director Puts Real Cartel Members in Movies

Eduardo Giralt Brun is offering at-risk youths a potential way out of an early grave by playing themselves on screen.
Deborah Bonello
2.1.19
crime

The 10 wildest moments and stories from El Chapo’s trial

A poisoned arepa, a naked escape, and 20 tons of sunken cocaine: the trial's greatest hits.
Keegan Hamilton
1.29.19
El Chapo: Kingpin on Trial

Watch the Raid That Led to El Chapo's Capture

Chapo's mistress said he escaped naked through a tunnel. He was arrested days later.
Keegan Hamilton
1.20.19
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