CARTELS

Videos

NEWS ON DRUGS
20:15

How Cartels Build Billion Dollar Empires

Author Tom Wainwright breaks down the economics of a drug cartel to explain how they function like businesses, and why cocaine costs $120,000 per kilo.
The War On Drugs
10:55

Does Crystal Meth Really Make Your Teeth Fall Out? | The War on Drugs

Does crystal meth use really make your teeth fall out? We pick apart meth fact from fiction and show how the War on Drugs has created a world on speed.
VICE Specials
15:40

Dispatches From a Colombian Prison Inmate Takeover

Following a riot, inmates have taken over an overcrowded prison in Colombia. ‘Boris’ – a Colombian national who grew up in London’s Grenfell Tower – shares his story.
VICE INTL
21:00

El Naya: Colombia's Hidden Cocaine-Smuggling Route

On this episode of VICE INTL, VICE Colombia takes a trip along El Naya, a hidden Colombian smuggling route that locals have used to traffic cocaine for decades.
VICE Talks Film
19:28

Kathryn Bigelow and Matthew Heineman on 'Cartel Land'

Guest host Kathryn Bigelow interviews filmmaker Matthew Heineman about his Sundance award winning documentary, Cartel Land.
VICE News Specials / Clip
6:33

Mexican Oil and Drug Cartels: Cocaine and Crude (Part 3)

Suroosh Alvi visits Texmelucan, a city devastated by an illegal oil tap explosion in 2010.
VICE News Specials / Clip
8:08

Mexican Oil and Drug Cartels: Cocaine and Crude (Part 1)

VICE founder Suroosh Alvi travels to Mexico to see the effects of cartel oil theft firsthand.
Fringes
21:55

Mexican Vigilantes Stand Up Against Crime

On January 5 in El Potrero, a small town in the Mexican state of Guerrero, a man named Eusebio García Alvarado was kidnapped by a local criminal syndicate.