VICE Colombia

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
10 Questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Pet Cremator

"What's the strangest animal you've cremated?"
VICE Colombia
1.31.18
Weed

This Is How Much Weed Costs in 120 Cities Across the World

We built a map with data from the 2018 Cannabis Price Index, a study that condenses data collected by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and other research.
VICE Colombia
1.30.18
VICE INTL

Colombia's Hidden Cocaine-Smuggling Route

VICE Colombia takes a trip along El Naya to see how the drug gets made, packaged, and shipped to the US from start to finish.
VICE Staff
1.26.18
COLOMBIA

Cave Paintings Are Giving This Colombian Town Life After Cocaine

For more than three decades, ancient treasures remained hidden among the light green coca plants of Raudal.
Andrés Bermúdez Liévano
1.12.18
Drugs

Cocaine Farmers Are Hunting for an Alternative

Colombian communities that have long depended on coca plants for income are on their own in the era of peace between the government and Marxist guerrillas.
Andrés Bermúdez Liévano
11.7.17
COLOMBIA

How Radio Changed the Course of a 50-Year Civil War

The government and Marxist guerrillas both used the airwaves as weapons in their battle for the soul of Colombia.
Juan Camilo Maldonado Tovar
10.27.17
COLOMBIA

Inside the Culture of Sexual Abuse at Colleges Across Colombia

A three-month investigation by VICE Colombia revealed glaring patterns in how sexual harassment and assault are addressed at colleges in the country.
Camilo Jiménez Santofimio
Tania Tapia Jáuregui
10.19.17
LGBTQ

What It's Like to Transition in Different Parts of the World

From Canada to Serbia, and all the way to Australia—eight individuals talk about coming out as transgender in their respective countries.
VICE Staff
Kris Phillips
Fury W
Iris Echeverry
7.13.17
Stuff

Meet the Colombian Lawyer Who Became the Face of Colorado’s Weed Industry

Norton Arbeláez turned $800 into one of the state's largest medical marijuana companies.
Juan Camilo Maldonado Tovar
5.2.16
Stuff

Taking the 'Smart Drug' Modafinil Made Me Love Work but Hate People

In the rat race that is modern life, it's sort of the only drug that makes sense. How awful is that?
Sebastián Serrano
10.7.15
Drugs

Photographing Cocaine's Journey from the Fields to Nostrils Around the World

Carlos Villalón's upcoming book, 'Coca: The Lost War,' follows the coca plant from the fields of Colombia to the murders of Mexico.
Carlos Villalón
9.19.15
0102