The VICE Guide to Right Now
Komodo Island Is Closing Because People Keep Stealing Its Dragons
Tourists will be banned from visiting the Indonesian island as of January 2020.
A Massive Underground Drug Tunnel to Mexico Was Found Underneath an Abandoned KFC
Feds stumbled upon the underground passageway after cops busted the building's owner with meth, coke, heroin, and fentanyl.
Someone Built a Giant Drug Catapult on the US-Mexico Border
When border agents swept the surrounding area, they found two bags of marijuana weighing in at just over 47 pounds.
The Borders Issue
This ATV-Riding Immigrant Hunter Is the New Face of Europe's Far Right
Thirty-year-old former wrestler and scrapyard owner Dinko Valev rose to international notoriety after uploading cellphone videos of his migrant hunting in the remote, mountainous Strandzha region of Bulgaria.
Aaron Lake Smith
We Met a Sinaloa Cartel Boss and One of His Human Traffickers
Comanche and Juan are almost invisible, which seems to be the point.
Migrant Cash, RPGs and Selfies: Inside the World of Human Trafficking in the Horn of Africa
A new report exposes the organized criminal networks that traffic migrants along the dangerous Horn of Africa-Europe route.
More African and Asian Migrants Are Arriving in Mexico After Long Latin American Journeys
Mexico detained 1,300 African and Asian migrants, three times more than the previous year. The numbers were on track to at least double again in 2015. Many are heading to the US planning to seek asylum.
Holiday Season Brings Uncertainty to Afghans Who Are Desperate to Make It to Europe
As waves of people flee increasingly desperate conditions in their native Afghanistan, migrants and refugees have become increasingly susceptible to lies from smugglers out of fear that the gates to Europe will soon close in 2016.
Ali M Latifi
48,000 Cans of Beer Disguised as Pepsi Were Just Confiscated by Saudi Officials
Saudi Arabian officials announced yesterday that they confiscated 48,000 cans of beer disguised at Pepsi cans. Reports say a man attempted to bring the alcohol through the Al Batha border, which Saudi Arabia shares with the United Arab Emirates.
I Spent a Frenzied Night Saving Children Washed Up on a Greek Island
We need more money, medical staff, volunteers, and translators. And we need more compassion so that men, women, and children stop dying on the water.
Russian Criminals Hid Half a Ton of Caviar in a Hearse and Casket
Russia’s Interior Ministry said in a statement that the Russian police uncovered 1,100 pounds of caviar in the back of a hearse that was pulled over for speeding.
the people speak
Is the War on Drugs Working? - The People Speak
In this episode of 'The People Speak,' VICE News traveled around the world to ask people what they think about the war on drugs.