venezuela

Drugs

Venezuela's Government Is So Corrupt It Basically Has Its Own Cartel

They call it the Cartel of the Suns, and it's no joke.
Deborah Bonello
3.12.19
COLOMBIA

Venezuelans Tell Us Why They're Demanding Change In Their Country

We spent the weekend on the Venezuela-Colombia border with people who risked their lives trying to bring vital humanitarian aid into their country.
Alex Domash
2.26.19
tech

Venezuela’s Government Appears To Be Trying to Hack Activists With Phishing Pages

Security researchers and activists exposed a brazen attempt to steal Venezuelan usernames and passwords for popular email and social media websites such as Gmail, Facebook, Microsoft Live, and Twitter.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.15.19
Photos

Photos of Young Venezuelans Protesting in Caracas

On February 12, protesters took to the streets of Caracas to demand that humanitarian aid trucks, which remain blocked at the border, be allowed to enter the country.
Iradj Abédi
2.14.19
cybercrime

Cybercriminals Are Taking Advantage of Venezuela's Economic Crisis

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp social engineering scams have become common in the country.
Melanio Escobar
1.16.19
venezuela

Venezuela's Currency is Near Worthless, But At Least You Can Now Use Crypto at Church's Chicken

In Venezuela, the current exchange rate is roughly 250,000 bolívares to one US dollar.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.21.18
Munchies

How Salt Bae Got Entangled in Venezuela's Critical Food Shortages

The backlash to video of President Nicolas Maduro and his wife eating a $275 steak at the chef's Istanbul restaurant has been swift.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.19.18
DRONES

Assassin Drones Are Here. Now What?

It was perhaps inevitable that would-be political assassins would turn to off-the-shelf drones.
David Axe
8.7.18
State of Surveillance

Turkey's Government Tried to Hack Hundreds of Protesters Over Twitter, Researchers Say

A new report details a widespread campaign targeting several Turkish activists and protesters, using the infamous government malware made by FinFisher.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.14.18
VICE INTL

The Venezuelan Ceremony Where Spirits Take Over the Living

VICE trekked to Venezuela for Baile en Candela, a yearly spiritual ceremony where people use blood, fire, and age-old rituals to channel the spirits of the dead.
VICE Staff
3.30.18
Inside Outsider

What It's Like to Be a Freelance War Photographer

Australia's Luke Cody explains how he manages fear in some of the world's most intense conflict zones.
Mahmood Fazal
3.30.18
Banhammer

Trump Signs Executive Order Banning Venezuela's 'Petro' Cryptocurrency

The Petro was meant to boost Venezuela’s economy, but it’s faced harsh criticism at home and abroad.
Jordan Pearson
3.19.18
0113