south america


I Biked the Most Dangerous Road in the World

The old highway that connects the city of La Paz with the tropical Bolivian Yungas is one of the most dangerous roads on the planet. For daring cyclists, it’s a tourist destination.
Miguel Ángel Vicente de Vera

Tender Photos of Life on the Frontline of Argentina's Trans Rights Movement

The power of pride, love, and family shines through in photographer Kike Arnal's portraits of a South American trans community.
Tom Seymour

I Caused a National Scandal After Painting the Virgin in Fishnets

Bolivian artist Rilda Paco wanted to make a statement on the drunken excess and violence at her country's annual Carnival. Instead, she received rape and death threats.
Amy Booth

A Beginner's Guide to All of the Amazing Fruit in Colombia

How to navigate produce in a country that grows just about everything.
Aaron Kase

MUNCHIES Presents: Cooking on the Most Dangerous Seas

The Drake Passage, situated between South America's Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica, is considered to be one of the most dangerous ship passages in the world.
Vikram Gandhi
Restaurant Confessionals

What It's Like to Get Sued by a Waiter

I know it’s just fucking money, but he sued us for so much and we had so many expenses opening a second restaurant. We’re still paying him off in installments.

How Brazil Is Rolling Back Abortion Rights

After voting to ban terminations in all circumstances, one congressman described abortion as "Satanic."
Sirin Kale
Invasive species

This National Park in Patagonia Is Being Overrun With Invasive Canadian Trees

In North America, the lodgepole pine is facing historic die-offs. Southern Argentina has a different problem.
Scott Leitch
daily vice

We Dove Into the Mountain of Meat and Fries That Is Chilean Poutine

A diner in Valparaiso claims to have concocted the original recipe for Chile's take on the Canadian staple. We dropped by to check it out.
VICE Staff
indie games

After Eight Years, One Developer's Dream Project Is Finally on Steam

An Australian programmer, faced with depleted savings, found themselves all the way in Peru, trying to a finish a game.
Patrick Klepek

See the Amazonian Way of Life Before It's Gone

Misha Vallejo's intimate photo essay captures everyday people before the new Manta-Manaus Corridor transforms South America.
Misha Vallejo
true crime

How Jim Jones Went from Civil Rights Leader to Cult Murderer

Before he was the notorious head of a murder-suicide cult, the Indiana preacher was a socialist who fought Jim Crow.
Seth Ferranti