COLOMBIA

Photography

Behind the Scenes with Colombia's Cocaine Farmers

Deep in the Colombian jungle, photographer Mads Nissen documented the day-to-day lives of people involved in the production and trade of coke and cannabis.
Kristian Ejlebæk Nielsen
10.29.18
violent times

Pink Cocaine, Convertibles, and Versace Ashtrays: a Weekend with a Colombian Cartel

"I got so high I went outside and tried to ride one of his thoroughbreads but almost broke my legs."
Mahmood Fazal
6.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Prisoners Get Guard Wasted, Escape During Booze Run

The honour system didn’t work here.
Mack Lamoureux
4.4.18
Photography

Why Do War Photographers Lose Interest When People Stop Dying?

We spoke to the founder of the Aftermath Project about a new photo book that explores post-conflict photography.
Bruno Bayley
2.27.18
Drugs

Traffickers Find Delicious New Way to Smuggle Coke

Spanish and Portuguese police seized 745kg of the drug hidden in fresh pineapples.
Mac Hackett
1.18.18
cocaine

How Colombia's Biggest Ever Cocaine Bust Will Affect the Coke Supply Worldwide

Also: how long of a line could you make out of 12 tons of seized cocaine?
Jamie Clifton
11.9.17
COLOMBIA

Inside the Culture of Sexual Abuse at Colleges Across Colombia

A three-month investigation by VICE Colombia revealed glaring patterns in how sexual harassment and assault are addressed at colleges in the country.
Camilo Jiménez Santofimio
Tania Tapia Jáuregui
10.20.17
latin america

VICE Reporters Got Caught Up in Colombian Police Gunfire This Weekend

The government has apologised for the attack on international observers and journalists and put more than 100 National Police in the area on modified duty.
Tania Tapia and Santiago Valenzuela
10.12.17
Pride 2017

Colombia's Gay Party Scene is Buck Wild

6 years on the circuit, captured by a well-known Bogotá photographer.
Thump Colombia
6.22.17
VICE News

Colombia is Fighting Cocaine by Making Coca Farmers Choose “Poverty or Prison”

"Cocaine is a means of survival."
Christopher Crosby
6.11.17
LGBTQ

Being Gay in Rural Colombia Ain't Easy

Where "straight" guys aren't so straight – until they're harassing you.
Julio C. Londoño Á.
5.4.17
drug trafficking

How to Survive an Interview With Pablo Escobar’s Hitman

In a new documentary, Sydney author Rusty Young sits down with the main players of Escobar's former cartel.
Katherine Gillespie
3.14.17
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