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9.12.19

Climate Change Will Create 1.5 Billion Migrants by 2050 and We Have No Idea Where They'll Go

The climate crisis has already created millions of invisible refugees but under international law no country is obliged to take them in.

5.1.19

This Mexican Town Celebrates Its Namesake Saint with Exploding Hammers

Despite several attempts to ban the practice and the handful of injuries it regularly causes, the tradition has carried on for 300 years.

3.14.19

Everything We Know About the School Shooting in Brazil

"Things like this don’t happen in Brazil, but other countries,” said the Brazilian vice president, who added “violent video games” may have influenced the killers.

2.28.19

Photos That Show Brazilian Carnaval from a Different Perspective

Instead of pointing her lens at the street, Lady Gaia captured the reactions of residents who watched the colourful party from the best seat in the house: their apartments.

2.26.19

Venezuelans Tell Us Why They're Demanding Change In Their Country

We spent the weekend on the Venezuela-Colombia border with people who risked their lives trying to bring vital humanitarian aid into their country.

2.14.19

Photos of Young Venezuelans Protesting in Caracas

On February 12, protesters took to the streets of Caracas to demand that humanitarian aid trucks, which remain blocked at the border, be allowed to enter the country.

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1.4.19

The Viral 'Bulletproof' Haircut Started in Prison

First Ariel Franco was in solitary confinement. Then he was Brazil's most sought-after hairstylist.

9.28.18

Federal Grand Jury Subpoenas MLB Club Officials on International Dealings

The FBI has flagged club officials for certain shady transactions pertaining to youth development in Latin America.

9.7.18

Mexico Is the Deadliest Country for Journalists, but That’s Not Stopping These Students

Whether by drug cartels or corrupt politicians, journalists in Mexico are regularly threatened or killed for doing their job. Five students tell us why they’ve still chosen to study journalism and why they won’t stop fighting for freedom of the press.

8.7.18

Inside the 'Church' Devoted to Argentina’s Favourite Soccer Player

Diego Armando Maradona is one of the best soccer players of all time. And for many fans, he’s a god.

10.12.17

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.

10.10.17

Hoop Earrings Are My Culture, Not Your Trend

Hoops are worn by minorities as symbols of resistance, and strength. Think twice before you put them on.

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