The War On Drugs
Colombia’s Most Wanted Drug Lord
The Colombian cocaine trade has transformed since the days of Pablo Escobar. This is the story of the rise of the new generation of Colombian drug lords.
The War On Drugs / web
The Mystery of the $200 Million Drug Bust
In 2007, police seized $207 million from the Chinese-Mexican businessman Zhenli Ye Gon. Could he be the weirdest trafficker in the entire history of the War on Drugs?
NEWS ON DRUGS / web
How China is Fuelling America's Drug Epidemic
Fentanyl is the deadly drug driving the North American overdose crisis. Ben Westhoff infiltrated China’s fentanyl labs to reveal the role of the Chinese government.
The Business of Crime / web
How to Buy Black Market Guns From Cops
South Africa’s gangs have been a long established issue in a country with widespread corruption and violence. But how do they exploit a weak police force to further their aims?
In Iran, journalists have a target on their backs. So, how do you expose a government which arrests, tortures and even kills its reporters? Maziar Bahari has found a way.
Inside Russia’s Military Collapse
Russian soldiers are banned from using smartphones, but a lack of discipline means they use them anyway. Their posts online reveal fast-sinking morale and grim conditions
VWN Decade of Hate / web
The Rise of Far-Right Female Influencers
Female far-right politicians and right-wing female influencers are gaining ground like never before. This is how women have become the secret weapon of the far right.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
Our University Scam Became a Work of Art
It was the story that outraged Britain. 13 students took a grant, went on holiday, and called it ‘art’. As planned, the press ate it up. But it was all an elaborate hoax…
NEWS ON DRUGS
Inside The Mind of A Drug Dealer
What actually motivates people to sell drugs? This goes way beyond just labelling people greedy or “evil”. In this episode, we’re going inside the mind of a drug dealer.
VWN Decade of Hate
Putin’s Secret Neo-Nazi Armies
Whilst Putin claims he is “denazifying Ukraine”, he is the one who has long-cultivated ties with neo-Nazis and ultra-nationalists to further his own authoritarian agenda.
NEWS ON DRUGS
Inside Brazil's Deadliest Drug Gangs
Brazil is a drug trafficking hub, and the world’s second largest cocaine market. This is how Brazilian gangs use extreme violence and corruption to build narco-empires.
NEWS ON DRUGS
Infiltrating Europe’s Most Dangerous Drugs Gangs
From policing to harm reduction, award winning drugs writer, JS Rafaeili explores every aspect of the drugs world through a series of interviews with leading experts.