venezuela

Drugs

Venezuela's Government Is So Corrupt It Basically Has Its Own Cartel

They call it the Cartel of the Suns, and it's no joke.
Deborah Bonello
3.13.19
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
Munchies

How Salt Bae Got Entangled in Venezuela's Critical Food Shortages

The backlash to video of President Nicolas Maduro and his wife eating a $275 steak at the chef's Istanbul restaurant has been swift.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.19.18
DRONES

Assassin Drones Are Here. Now What?

It was perhaps inevitable that would-be political assassins would turn to off-the-shelf drones.
David Axe
8.8.18
politics

Why Are People on the UK Left Supporting Venezuela's Authoritarian Regime?

Prominent Labour figures held a gathering in London to show their solidarity with a human-rights abusing government.
Tommy Walters
6.21.18
South American food

Meet the Couple on a Mission to Make Arepas as Popular as Burgers

Kathe Cunin and Gus Salguero started Arepa and Co., a Venezuelan restaurant in East London, with one ambition: to get as many people as possible trying the traditional stuffed cornbread.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
6.8.18
Culture

We Asked People What Childhood Moment Shaped Them the Most

Here are the stories people told their therapists about.
Graham Isador
9.22.17
VICE Magazine

Amid Chaos in Venezuela, Volunteer Students Are Providing Primary Care

Photographs of the Venezuelan Green Cross medical students.
Wil Riera
6.16.17
immigrants

Nation of Immigrants: Sharing Venezuelan Sandwiches and Culture in Red State Territory

Lafayette, Louisiana might seem like an unlikely home for the restaurant Patacón, which serves cheese- and meat-stuffed sandwiches made of fried plantains.
Dave Simpson
5.16.17
crime

Venezuela Arrests Four Bakers for Baking Brownies and Croissants as 'Bread War' Intensifies

Maduro threatens to take control of bakeries throughout Caracas for using flour to make sweets instead of bread.
Alex Swerdloff
3.20.17
Interviews

Buried Faith and LSD: La Vida Bohème Finds Solace in ‘La Lucha’

The Venezuelan band moved to Mexico City, dealt with tragedy, and looked to understand the struggle in making their new album.
Isabela Raygoza
2.24.17
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
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