latin america

COLOMBIA

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.
Alex Domash
2.27.19
prison

What It's Like Inside an 'Open' Prison

"Being in prison causes a lot of anguish. There’s nothing more than that, so we have to find a way to make confinement beneficial and not just a punishment."
Rodrigo Márquez Tizano
1.9.19
hair

The Viral 'Bulletproof' Haircut Started in Prison

First Ariel Franco was in solitary confinement. Then he was Brazil's most sought-after hairstylist.
Julia Reis
1.6.19
London

North London's Beloved Latinx Market Is Under Threat From Gentrification

Tottenham’s Latin Village is at risk of being turned into flats—but the local Latin American community is fighting back.
Riaz Phillips
11.21.18
Sports

Inside the 'Church' Devoted to Maradona

Diego Armando Maradona is one of the best football players of all time. And for many fans, he’s a god.
VICE Staff
8.8.18
GENTRIFICATION

Elephant and Castle's Food Vendors Speak Out About the Iconic Shopping Centre's Demolition

After 50 years of serving the local community, the South London mall is being bulldozed as part of a council-approved “regeneration” project.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
7.10.18
Premiere

Ricarda Cometa's 'Soltá el Bambú' Is a Rhythmic Noise Rock Explosion

The Peruvian-Argentine duo’s new track is built on a stark contrast between noise rock, improvisation, and pure rhythm.
Rafael Villegas
5.9.18
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
Miami

Plantains, Sugar Cane Juice, and the Unifying Comfort of a Cuban Café

Las Olas is a humble Miami anomaly amidst the soaring multi-million dollar condos and upscale restaurants in the neighbourhood—a place that attracts mail carriers, construction workers, and Russian oligarchs alike.
Alex Swerdloff
8.7.17
latin america

The World's Largest Empanada Weighed 1,200 Pounds

550 pounds of onions, 155 pounds of beef, 99 pounds of chicken, 33 pounds of butter, 11 pounds of olives, 5 pounds of dried raisins, and 150 eggs.
Valentine Benoist
4.18.17
Stuff

How Unethical Is Buying Cocaine?

Your baggy of white powder was brought to you by beheadings, torture, and deforestation in the Amazon. How bad should you feel about that?
Mike Pearl
5.24.16
Stuff

What McDonald's and Walmart Can Teach Drug Cartels

Tom Wainwright's latest book, 'Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel', looks at the drug trade as if it were a legal business, finding common ground between the underworld and legitimate corporations.
Seth Ferranti
2.28.16
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