Despite the drug lord's take down, the narco-trade in Sinaloa is thriving as producers shift from heroin to deadly opioids.
If you've spent any meaningful time down the digital rabbit hole recently, you'll be aware of two simple words: "I'm Poppy."
From pharmaceutical deception to prohibition without rehabilitation, we look at the mistakes that got us here.
Rarámuri communities in the Tarahumara mountain range in northern Mexico are being pushed off their land and forced to flee because violent drug cartels in the area are expanding their presence and tightening their violent control.
"Bam is the uncle that paid your way to college and molested you at the same time," one accuser told an interviewer.
In this excerpt, VICE News correspondent Daniel Hernandez meets farmer Gonzalo Peña, whose ranch in Durango has become collateral in the Mexican Navy's hunt for 'El Chapo'.
A UN agency says successful anti-drug policy explains the 48 percent drop in Afghan opium production in 2015, yet experts say it did not sufficiently explore the role of environmental factors in the decline.
Coming soon: VICE News heads to the mountainous region of Sinaloa in Northern Mexico to meet the refugees of the Mexican navy’s hunt for 'El Chapo.'
Victoria is becoming the first Australian state to legalize medical marijuana, and the government is planning to grow the bud locally.