El Faro


Eating Aguachile Will Cool You Off and Make You Cry At the Same Time

Call it Mexico’s answer to Peru’s leche de tigre, or just the perfect breakfast when you are hungover on a summer day. It’s like a sashimi from hell, insanely addictive and refreshing at the same time.
Javier Cabral
Mexican Food

El Chapo's Hometown Grows These Searing Chiles

The salsa made from these chiltepin chiles will simultaneously sear your mouth with its Szechuan peppercorn-like tingle and temporarily turn you into an uncontrollable eating machine—it is that addicting.
Javier Cabral
Crime & Drugs

Are El Salvador's Murderous Gangs the Voice of the Oppressed? They Think So

El Salvador's civil war ended in 1992 and the former leftist guerrillas are now in government leading a crackdown against gangs. Some gang leaders claim that they now occupy the void those guerrillas left behind.
Danny Gold

The Neverending War in El Salvador

As El Salvador's gang war reaches it's deadliest heights, the government has decided to meet violence with violence.
Danny Gold

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Obama prepares for another battle with Congress, an 11-year-old boy is charged with murder, Snowden makes new allegations, a former Egyptian general says America "controls the weather," and more.
VICE Staff

El Salvador Journalists Fear for Their Lives After Accusing Police of a Massacre

Three investigative reporters have received death threats after claiming that El Salvador’s National Civil Police shot eight people in an extrajudicial killing.
Rafael Castillo