The US Is Trying to Take Down the Family Behind the Notorious Gulf Cartel
Gulf cartel boss Mario Cárdenas Guillén pleaded guilty to drug trafficking on Monday in the US. But his brother Osiel - another former leader - is due for release from prison next year.
A Cartel Boss Nicknamed ‘Tony Montana’ Was Just Arrested in Mexico
Antonio Oseguera Cervantes is CJNG leader El Mencho's brother and the latest member of that family to be arrested in Mexico.
No, Drug Dealing Is Not Driving London’s Teen Murder Epidemic
Researchers tell VICE World News that murders of young people in London are rarely drug-related, despite what the government and police say.
Is the Syrian Regime the World’s Biggest Drug Dealer?
Experts say Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria is a narco state that is pumping out millions of speed pills and is now a bigger drug producer than the Mexican cartels.
Colombia’s Infamous ‘Pink Cocaine’ Is on the Rise in Europe
The drug, a mix of ketamine, MDMA and pink food colouring, is being sold by a new generation of young narcos in Colombia and is increasingly being seized by authorities in Europe.
An Artist Used Pokémon Go Technology to Sell ‘Crypto Cocaine’ NFTs in Art Basel Bathrooms
Colombian artist Camilo Restrepo placed digital images of cocaine in little baggies around the world famous art fair.
The Mexican Army Refused to Capture El Chapo's Sons After a DEA Tip
A leaked email exchange in March 2016 shows the DEA asked a Mexican Army Captain to help capture “Los Chapitos” Iván Archivaldo Guzmán and Joaquín Guzmán López.
Video Shows Cartel Raiding a Shelter They Thought Was a Stash House
A group of migrants in the border city of Ciudad Juárez was about to be kidnapped before the aggressors allegedly realized they were raiding the wrong place.
Is ‘Cocaine Bear’ Really Based on a True Story?
In 1985 a flying drug smuggler dropped a load of cocaine over a forest in the US state of Georgia. A black bear ate some and sparked a Hollywood film.
Deliveroo Wants Illegal Weed Business Dispenseroo to Hand Over Its Domain Name
The online food delivery giant wants the London-based guerrilla cannabis seller to hand over its domain name and change its branding.
Fentanyl Is Overwhelming Mexico’s Border Cities
Seizures and use of the deadly synthetic opioid are up by six times what was reported only two years ago.
Here's What We Know About the British 'Drug Lord' Arrested in Dubai
British citizen Ryan Hale is accused of being the boss of a so-called super cartel which trafficked a third of Europe's cocaine.