drug trafficking

migration

The Reason Hondurans Are Very Pissed Off Right Now — and Taking to the Streets

U.S. prosecutors have accused the president of conspiring with drug traffickers.
Emily Green
5 days ago
Blow hards

A Guy Really Tried to Smuggle a Pound of Cocaine Under His Toupee

Like my hair? Gee, thanks. Just snort it.
Tim Marcin
7.18.19
tech-power

CEO Who Sold Encrypted Phones to the Sinaloa Cartel Sentenced to Nine Years

Vincent Ramos was sentenced to nine years and forfeited more than $80 million for providing criminal organizations with encrypted devices.
Mack Lamoureux
Joseph Cox
5.29.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Brazil's drug gangs are prepared to go to war with Bolsonaro

“He’s going to take the world into an urban war.”
Adam Desiderio
1.17.19
Narcomania

The Criminals Moving to Pakistan to Make a Killing from Heroin

Two British street dealers are now making a fortune sending batches of heroin from Pakistan back to the UK. They aren't the only ones.
Max Daly
12.17.18
crime

Tijuana’s Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes

Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 thus far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.
Alejandra Sánchez Inzunza
José Luis Pardo Veiras
12.11.18
Drugs

Real Mexican Drug Traffickers Find ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Nostalgic and Relatable

“I’m a clown compared to the drug traffickers in the series, but there is some resemblance there—or at least I can see myself in them.”
Jorge Damián Méndez Lozano
12.11.18
drug trafficking

It's apparently pretty easy to bribe mailmen to deliver cocaine in Atlanta

Sixteen clerks and couriers, ranging in age from 26 to 64, accepted bribes as low as $250 to deliver two kilograms of cocaine or more at a time.
Rex Santus
11.29.18
Weed

What It’s Like to Be a Big-Time Female Weed Trafficker

"I am Queen C; I am this badass bitch. But I do have this secret."
Manisha Krishnan
8.17.18
Drugs

What It's Like to Be a Big-Time Female Coke Trafficker

"We were moving like 60 keys a week. I brought in my dad and my stepbrother and we were off and running."
Brandi Davis
7.30.18
Drugs

Meeting the Fugitive Kids of International Drug Smugglers

The writer—who was forced to move around the world as a child because of her weed-smuggling father—speaks to others who have lived similar lives.
Tyler Wetherall
4.18.18
Drugs

Argentina used flour to bust a huge cocaine-smuggling ring run out of the Russian embassy

The investigation began when Argentine police received a tipoff from the Russian ambassador over a year ago.
Tim Hume
2.23.18
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