Sinaloa

El Chapo

El Chapo Sentenced to Life in Prison

The kingpin has escaped Mexican prisons twice — but no one gets out of ADX.
Keegan Hamilton
7.17.19
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
Crime & Drugs

El Chapo will stand trial in 2018, and he’ll keep his public defenders

Keegan Hamilton
5.5.17
drug war

Inside the Game of Thrones-style war to replace El Chapo in the Sinaloa Cartel

Duncan Tucker
5.4.17
Crime & Drugs

The U.S. wants $500 million in drug money from a Mexican drug lord betrayed by El Chapo

Keegan Hamilton
4.6.17
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
VICE News

Mexican drug lord's wife arrested for trying to resurrect his cartel

Clara Elena Laborín Archuleta, the wife of imprisoned drug lord Hector Beltrán Leyva, was reportedly planning to retake turf in Acapulco that was once held by her husband's cartel.
Jo Tuckman
9.13.16
mexico

Miss World Mexico's director was killed right after he crowned a new beauty queen

Hugo Rubén Castellanos was found shot dead in a jeep in the state of Sinaloa, where drug cartels have a long history with beauty contests.
Nathaniel Janowitz
8.8.16
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