Sacred Cocaine: Inside the Peruvian Sect Accused of Growing Coca in the Amazon
VICE News spent two years seeking access to the reclusive community of Alto Monte, the spiritual capital of a peculiar Peruvian sect known as the Ataucusi. As coca production skyrockets in the Peruvian Amazon, the Ataucusi are under increasing scrutiny.
A Parade of Narco-Tied Politicians Are Winning Elections in Peru
Hundreds of winners of Peru's recent midterm elections are under investigation for drug trafficking and corruption, highlighting the influence of organized crime in the world's top cocaine producing country.