Jeff Sessions Has a Plan for the Opioid Epidemic: More Cops
Is this going to be a “War on Drugs” disaster or a collaborative effort to end the epidemic?
Marijuana Arrests Are At a 20-Year Low
But people are still getting busted for weed possession almost every minute.
Mexico's Ruling Party Just Had a Very Bad Election Day
President Enrique Peña Nieto’s PRI party lost seven of the dozen governorships at stake in Sunday’s election, including four that the party has controlled for 87 straight years.
'Say Nice Things About Acapulco': Mexican Governor Urges Media Silence on Violence
The appeal for a “pact of silence” in the beleaguered southern state of Guerrero is the latest effort by a Mexican politicians to look on the bright side of the country’s security crisis. Most have backfired.
'An Everest of Murderous Frenzy': Marseille Drug Gangs Are Using GPS to Kill Their Rivals
Police in Marseille have allegedly discovered the tracking devices affixed to the cars of several recent victims of the city's drug turf wars.
The Mexican Government Isn't Thrilled With a New Report on Torture and Illegal Killings
A highly-critical report by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights triggered a vehement rebuttal from the government that called it "biased" and "unfounded."
The Nazi-Loving Drug Lord Who Revolutionized the Cocaine Smuggling Industry
When Carlos "Crazy Charlie" Lehder of the Medellin cartel, was eventually taken down for his drug crimes, the prosecutors compared his cocaine transportation system to what Henry Ford was to automobiles.
A Mayor Was Just Shot Dead in Mexico on the Day After She Took Office
Gunmen killed Gisela Mota Ocampo on Saturday morning at her house in the city of Temixco in the state of Morelos. Morelos Governor Graco Ramírez attributed the attack to organized crime.
The Year in Mexico’s Drug Wars: A Jailbreak, a Chocolate Cake, and a Washed-Up Strategy
Drug lord Chapo Guzmán's escape from a maximum-security prison overshadowed the arrest of other capos and underlined how few new ideas the government has brought to the fight against Mexico's cartels.
Soldiers Charged in Alleged Mexican Army Killing of Drug Gang Members to be Freed
Lawyer representing the mother of a victim says the government is reluctant to pursue the case.
VICE TALKS FILM
Kathryn Bigelow Interviews the Filmmaker Behind the Mexican Drug War Documentary, 'Cartel Land'
In this episode of 'VICE Talks Film,' director Kathryn Bigelow interviews filmmaker Matthew Heineman about his Sundance award-winning documentary, 'Cartel Land.'
Cocaine & Crude (Full Length)
We sent Suroosh Alvi to Mexico to meet the drug cartels that are now stealing the country's oil.