I Was There / web
I Was There - Escaping from China to Taiwan during the War
In 1949, the government of the Republic of China was defeated in the Chinese Civil War. The Nationalist Government fled the People’s Liberation Army to Taiwan, along with two million troops and civilians. Gao Binghan escaped alone at the age of 13.
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?
The Most Dangerous City in Europe?
In Marseille, violence between drug gangs fighting for territory has spiralled out of control. VICE meets the criminals behind these wars and the victims.
The War On Drugs
The Female Cartel Bosses of Latin America
Who are the mysterious female bosses commanding cartels? How have these women achieved power, and what can they show us about how the drug war shapes women's lives?
VWN DEVELOPING NEWS / web
“She Was Inhaling Deeply”
Andrew McConnell grew up during the Troubles in Northern Ireland - now he captures the lives of ordinary people living in conflict zones, rather than those holding a gun.
NEWS ON DRUGS
Why Addiction Theories May Be Wrong
Author Maia Szalavitz tells us why we need to completely rethink addiction and how our current approach harms society.
I Stop Multimillion Dollar Cyberattacks
Kurtis Minder is the middleman between hackers and companies with a lot to lose. He negotiates with the cybercriminals who hold entire businesses hostage for money.
Meet Florida’s Python Cowboy
VICE meets up with wildlife influencer, Trapper Mike to see how he's amassed such a devoted following by going on hunts to rid the Everglades of various invasive species.
Catching Pedophiles Using AI
Sue Black identifies child sex abusers. These perpetrators often record themselves in the act, and sometimes their hands are visible.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
Stealing Millions as Teenage Art Thieves
Chas Allen was one of four 19-year-olds who carried out one of the most audacious art heists in U.S. history. But a series of mistakes would lead to their downfall.
The Business of Crime
Is the New York Mob Back?
VICE World News looks at the future of the Crime Family - why they hold such sway over the imagination and exactly what their role is in the global criminal underworld.