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This Guy Tried to Smuggle Cocaine in a Fake Butt, Cops Say

They spotted him waddling around Lisbon's airport in the coke booty shorts.
Drew Schwartz
River Donaghey

Colombia's Hidden Cocaine-Smuggling Route

VICE Colombia takes a trip along El Naya to see how the drug gets made, packaged, and shipped to the US from start to finish.
VICE Staff
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Smugglers Stashed More Than 1,600 Pounds of Cocaine Inside Pineapples

The coke was coated in pineapple-yellow wax and hidden inside hollowed-out shells of the fruit.
River Donaghey
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Someone's Been Launching Weed over the Border with a Giant Bazooka

Mexican authorities found the makeshift cannon inside a cargo van, along with around 1,800 pounds of weed and 2,000 rounds of ammunition.
River Donaghey
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Texas Cop Who Said Town Was 'Infested' with Cartels Allegedly Worked with Them

The feds say Geovani Hernandez bragged about his ties to a powerful cartel boss and took thousands in exchange for protecting drug runners.
Drew Schwartz

Women Charged in Massive Coke Smuggling Bust Documented Whole Trip on Instagram

They were having the time of their lives before the $22 million coke bust.
Rachel Browne

Everything We Know About Dublin's Escalating Gang War

An inter-family feud has seen two men shot dead within the last week.
David Gilmour
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Carrots, Coke, and Kinder Eggs: Today's Weird Drug Smuggling News

Police have found cocaine in Kinder Eggs and weed in carrots.
VICE Staff

Britain's First Notorious Dope Smuggler Was a Wealthy Art-School Kid

Francis Morland was a prominent figure in the "new generation" sculpture movement, before trading it in to move large quantities of weed around the world in the 70s.
Nick Chester, Photos: Chris Bethell

Talking 'Sicario' with Benicio Del Toro

We meet up with Oscar-winner Benicio Del Toro to discuss his latest film and the hurdles of being a minority actor in Hollywood.
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How One of Britain's Most Notorious Drug Smugglers Became a Best-Selling Author

We talked to Howard Marks about the adrenaline rush of trafficking, the spiritual potential of ecstasy, and coming to terms with his cancer diagnosis.
Harry Sword
VICE Specials

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

Countries around the globe are still grappling with the aftermath of Pablo Escobar's reign 30 years after his death. Our upcoming special takes a look at the new cartel wars and the druglord's lasting influence.​
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