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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
Drugs

What It's Like to Be Married to a Mexican Drug Trafficker

"Two days before my daughter was born, they kidnapped my husband's bodyguard. At dawn on the day she was born, we found him hanging from a bridge."
Andrea Juárez
4.3.18
Culture

How Mexican Piñatas Get Made

Thanks to a family in the Mexican town of Acolman, the tradition of producing piñatas by hand is alive and flourishing.
Memo Bautista
2.6.18
VICE News

One Man Dissolved Dozens of Bodies and Dumped Them in This Mass Grave in Mexico

Eight years ago, Santiago Meza admitted to carrying out horrible acts on behalf of drug cartels. The authorities still haven't sentenced him, but on the land in Tijuana where he "worked," the evidence continues to pile up.
Laura Sánchez Ley
12.7.17
politics

The Feminist Indigenous Candidate Running for President of Mexico

María de Jesús Patricio Martínez Marichuy is seeking more than 800,000 signatures so she can make a real run at Mexico's presidency.
Laura Castellanos
11.14.17
Sex

We Interviewed Our Parents About Their Sex Lives

It was as traumatising as it was reassuring.
VICE Staff
2.8.17
Photos

Portraits of Mothers Whose Children Were Murdered

Every year, tens of thousands of people are murdered in Venezuela. I spoke to some of the mothers who have to live with those numbers.
Luis Cobelo
1.20.17
Photo

​Ghosts, Raves, and Satanic Rituals: A Visit to One of Mexico's Most Notorious Abandoned Hospitals

Like so many other abandoned hospitals, the Hospital Naturista in Tamaulipas is said to be haunted by the ghost of a deranged – but very stylish – nurse.
José Luis Martínez Limón
12.15.16
Stuff

Venezuela Is Running Low on Condoms, Birth Control, and Shampoo

Condoms cost about $70 each, while the government is trying to teach women how to make their own pads, with fabric.
Diego Urdaneta
3.22.16
Music

Meet 'Juan Direcshon,' the Mexican One Direction

We hang out with the Mexican 1D tribute band taking quinceañeras by storm.
Alejandro Mendoza, Photos: Katia Tort
3.18.16
travel

Inside the Secret Facebook Groups Where People Exchange Sex For Services

Bartering might predate the concept of money, but these days, if you want a driving lesson from someone in exchange for half an hour with your body, you just go online.
Luis Chaparro
3.9.16
Photo

Papal Paraphernalia

We went out in the streets of Mexico City looking for papal memorabilia.
VICE Staff
2.17.16
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