Sinaloa

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
Munchies

El Chapo Smuggled Coke Inside Fake Pickled Jalapeño Cans, Witness Testifies

The cartel transported an estimated $500 million worth of cocaine into the US in cans labeled La Comadre Pickled Jalapeño Peppers.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.28.18
Los Angeles

The Sushi Chef: Culichi Town

From deep-fried crab and shrimp rolls to a live Norteño band to cream cheese everything, LA's Culichi Town is definitely not your typical sushi restaurant.
Culichi Town
2.11.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Leaked US study reveals climate change is rapidly changing America, Google fires engineer behind anti-diversity document, poll shows large majority of Americans don't trust White House, and more.
VICE Staff
8.8.17
seafood

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
9.26.16
mexico

How Drug Cartels Operate Like Silicon Valley Startups

"Maybe the next Steve Jobs is a girl in Oaxaca."
Rory Smith
9.16.16
Stuff

Heartbreaking Photos of People Displaced by Mexico's Drug Violence

For years, Fernando Brito has been documenting crime and its consequences in his home state of Sinaloa.
Nathaniel Janowitz, Photos by Fernando Brito
5.5.16
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
1.15.16
News

Wanted Criminal Kingpins Probably Shouldn’t Try to Make Biopics About Their Lives

But there's more to their attempts at cinematic legacy than stupidity and hubris.
Mark Hay
1.11.16
News

Everything We Know So Far About the Disappearance of Two Australian Surfers in Mexico

Dean Lucas and Adam Coleman have been missing since November 21.
Julian Morgans
12.2.15
Art

James Turrell Bends the Light of a Mexican Sunrise

And you can see it for yourself in Sinaloa.
Annie Armstrong
8.27.15
crime

Drug Smuggling Is Getting a High Tech Makeover

Liquid cocaine in drug mules and intercontinental subs are changing the game for drug cartels.
Christian Borys
12.11.14
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