mexico

crime

Tijuana’s Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes

Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 thus far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.
Alejandra Sánchez Inzunza
José Luis Pardo Veiras
18 hours ago
Drugs

Real Mexican Drug Traffickers Find ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Nostalgic and Relatable

“I’m a clown compared to the drug traffickers in the series, but there is some resemblance there—or at least I can see myself in them.”
Jorge Damián Méndez Lozano
a day ago
Cartel Chronicles

How Cocaine-Fueled Corruption Helped Spark the Migrant Caravan

Honduras is being eaten up by the drug cartels and their violence, so it's only natural people want out. That's just the end of a long story.
Deborah Bonello
12.4.18
Culture

The Border Crisis Is Wreaking Havoc on the Lives of Cross-Border Students

Students who live in Tijuana and go to school in California have to navigate the migrant caravan and a heavy military presence at the San Ysidro border every day.
Alex Zaragoza
11.29.18
immigration

What Trump 'Closing the Border' Might Actually Look Like

The president seems to want to stop asylum seekers from coming to the US—which could spark legal challenges and cause problems at the border.
Harry Cheadle
11.28.18
Culture

There Are No Good Guys in ‘Narcos: Mexico’

The fourth season takes us to the origin of America's war on drugs and into a world filled with "bad guys and very bad guys."
Seth Ferranti
11.17.18
NARCOLANDIA

Will Trump's Wall Help Keep American Weed Out of Mexico?

Since the advent of legal weed, traffic across the US-Mexico border is no longer one-way.
Deborah Bonello
11.14.18
Film

The Director Behind 'Gravity' Is Bringing Things Back to Earth with 'Roma'

Watch the latest trailer of Roma by Oscar winner Alfonso Cuarón.
Noel Ransome
11.13.18
cults

The Alleged Plot to Put NXIVM’s Critics in Mexican Prison

The FBI is continuing an investigation into a self-help group accused of sex trafficking, racketeering and other crimes.
Sarah Berman
9.26.18
Film

Gael García Bernal on Male Friendship and the Crisis of Masculinity

In 'Museo,' Gael García Bernal robs a museum and finds a loving bond with his bestie.
Eileen G'Sell
9.23.18
latin america

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.
Ollin Velasco
9.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Please Watch Trump Try to Figure Out His Speakerphone

"Enrique?"
Drew Schwartz
8.27.18
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