Central America

travel

Inside the Corruption and Repression Forcing Hondurans to Flee to the US

Migrants are leaving not only because they fear gang violence, but because they are terrified of the brutal government.
Peter Tinti
10.26.18
immigration

The Violence Central American Migrants Are Fleeing Was Stoked by the US

We're still dealing with the aftermath of atrocities committed by US allies in Central America during the Cold War.
Cole Kazdin
6.28.18
immigration

People Told Us Why They Joined the Migrant 'Caravan' That Enraged Trump

"I'll find peace, even though Mr. Trump doesn’t want us there."
Diana Manzo
VICE Staff
4.11.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Deadly tropical storm expected to hit US coast as hurricane​, Harvey Weinstein takes leave of absence over sexual harassment allegations, and more.
VICE Staff
10.6.17
immigration

Trump's Wall Doesn't Scare These Seasoned Illegal Border Crossers

But they say that the trip to the United States is getting less and less inviting.
Madeleine Wattenbarger
5.1.17
Features

Nicaragua's Largest EDM Festival Was a Volcano-Shadowed Celebration of Central America's Best Music

We travelled by ferry, motorbike, and foot to find out what makes the two-day Magma Fest so unique.
Vincent Pollard
1.19.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Someone Shipped $55 Million Worth of Cocaine to a Coca-Cola Factory

A Coca-Cola plant in France opened a shipping container that was supposed to be full of juice and discovered around 800 pounds of blow.
Matthew James-Wilson
8.31.16
VICE Specials

I Got Drunk and Joined Guatemala’s Wasted Horse Race

​​Every year, the Mayan villagers in Todos Santos throw a wild, week-long rager ending in a drunken—sometimes deadly—horse race.
River Donaghey
3.21.16
News

Devastating Drawings by Immigrant Children Facing Deportation

Children born in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras drew what happened the morning of federal immigration raids.
Max Rivlin-Nadler
1.15.16
News

How the System Is Failing Central American Families Facing Deportation

Many of the families targeted by federal raids earlier this month were victims of both questionable legal representation and geographical circumstance.
Max Rivlin-Nadler
1.15.16
News

What Obama’s Immigration Crackdown Means for Central American Migrants

We talked to human rights activist and photojournalist Irineo Mujica about the heightened dangers faced by asylum seekers on their journey north.
Meredith Hoffman
1.11.16
News

What Mexican Criminals Think About Donald Trump

Several lawbreaking immigrants told VICE that no one takes the GOP candidate's aggressive rhetoric all that seriously.
Seth Ferranti and Robert Rosso
8.17.15