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Motherboard

Watch a Massive Tarantula Drag an Opossum Around Like It's Nothing

“A surprising amount of death of small vertebrates in the Amazon is likely due to arthropods such as big spiders and centipedes."
Becky Ferreira
3.1.19
Oil

8,000 Barrels of Oil Spill Into the Amazon After Locals Attack Pipeline

There have been 15 attacks on the major Peruvian pipeline in the last two years as indigenous communities faceoff against oil companies.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.29.18
Natural High

I Tried to Get High at a 'Cacao Dance'

The power of cacao doesn’t flow through everyone.
Katinka Oppeck
10.9.18
international relations

Fighting Corruption in Peru with Perra Vida's Hardcore Feminist Punk

"The incredibly high number of femicides, rapes, and sexual exploitation—in conjunction with many other horrible things, it makes you want to collapse and cry. But it can also motivate you to actually do something."
Javier Ibarra
9.17.18
Art

After 27 Years in Prison, Convicted Killer LU.CU.MA Is Now Devoted to Art

He's traded his "knife for a brush".
VICE Staff
6.9.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

The World Cup Match That Spawned a Decades-Old Conspiracy Theory

When Argentina thrashed Peru at the knockout stages of the 1978 World Cup, the result led many to mutter darkly about fixes, political interference, and corruption at the highest level.
Will Magee
6.7.18
News

Why This Mom Retraced Her Missing Son’s Steps Through Peru

Jesse Galganov was last seen on an epic backpacking trip through the mountains in October 2017. More than a million dollars has been spent searching for him since.
Allison Tierney
5.22.18
Premiere

Ricarda Cometa's 'Soltá el Bambú' Is a Rhythmic Noise Rock Explosion

The Peruvian-Argentine duo’s new track is built on a stark contrast between noise rock, improvisation, and pure rhythm.
Rafael Villegas
5.8.18
News

Peru Prosecutors Say Canadian Killed by Lynch Mob May Have Shot Ayahuasca Shaman

Locals in the Amazon appear to have taken justice into their own hands after a tourist was accused of killing a revered Indigenous healer.
Allison Tierney
4.25.18
News

Two Arrests Ordered After Lynch Mob Kills Canadian Man in Peru

Sebastian Woodroffe went to the Amazon to study plant medicine. Then he was accused of killing an ayahuasca shaman.
Allison Tierney
4.24.18
News

Canadian Lynched by Mob After Being Accused of Killing Peruvian Shaman

Here’s everything we know about the death of Sebastian Woodroffe.
Allison Tierney
4.23.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Suspected bomber in Texas left behind 25-minute recording, Trump going after China on trade, spending bill includes some gun-control half-measures, and more.
VICE Staff
3.22.18
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