Controversial 'Pablo's Escoburgers' Pop-Up Serves Burgers Topped with Fake Cocaine

"You can clearly see the difference between the people who have tried our delicious burgers and the Colombians who just don’t like the name."
Jelisa Castrodale
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

The Own Goal That Led to Murder

A tale of two Escobars.
Hydall Codeen
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pablo Escobar's Brother Is Suing Netflix for $1 Billion

"If we don't receive it, we will close their little show," Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria said of 'Narcos.'
Beckett Mufson

Inside the Colombian Kitchen That's Making Rebels and Soldiers into Chefs

Former FARC guerrillas work right alongside demobilised Colombian army soldiers in the kitchens of Juan Manuel Barrientos' acclaimed restaurants.
Laura Dixon
Andrés Escobar

How Colombia’s 1994 World Cup Campaign Led To The Murder of Andres Escobar

Having been tipped by some to win the 1994 World Cup, an own goal from Andres Escobar helped to end Colombia’s dream at the group stage. Five days later, he was shot dead in a nightclub parking lot in Medellin.
Will Magee

"El Titan" and Heavy Metal in Pablo Escobar's Medellín

Remembering "the Colombian Bruce Dickinson" who survived the drug wars and inspired a generation of South American metalheads
Alex De Moller
Internet Exploring

Wiz Khalifa Smoked Next to Pablo Escobar's Grave and Pissed Off Colombia

TFW the blunt hits and you forget about the drug wars.
Phil Witmer
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

The Story Behind an Infamous Escobar Cartel Assassination

Barry Seal made a killing selling drugs for the Ochoa brothers, but after being outed as a key informant, ended up a marked man.
Seth Ferranti

The Nazi-Loving Drug Lord Who Revolutionised the Cocaine Smuggling Industry

When Carlos "Crazy Charlie" Lehder of the Medellin cartel, was eventually taken down for his drug crimes, the prosecutors compared his cocaine transportation system to what Henry Ford was to automobiles.
Seth Ferranti
VICE Specials

How Pablo Escobar's Legacy of Violence Drives Today's Cartel Wars - Part 3

In the last part of our three-part documentary, we embed with the Peruvian National Police as they trek into the Upper-Huallaga, once the main coca supplier region to the Medellín Cartel.
VICE Staff
VICE Specials

How Pablo Escobar's Legacy of Violence Drives Today's Cartel Wars - Part 2

In part two of this VICE documentary, a former Escobar hitman gives us a tour of the criminal underworld in Lima, Peru.
VICE Staff