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As Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán goes on trial, VICE News explores his high-stakes case through the stories of people caught up in the drug war in the U.S. and Mexico.


25:57 | Nov 1st, 2018

Vice News travels to the Sinaloa cartel stronghold of Culiacán, where we meet a drug trafficker and see how cartel violence affects daily life.

24:27 | Jun 29th

On Painkiller: America's Fentanyl Crisis, VICE News reporter Keegan Hamilton (Chapo: Kingpin on Trial) tracks the third wave of the opioid crisis. In episode one, a small-town fisherman becomes a dark...Show More
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17:41 | Feb 22nd, 2019

How did prosecutors convict El Chapo? With never-before-heard wiretapped phone calls that revealed his cunning, his charm, and how he controlled the flow of drugs that flooded U.S. cities.

14:27 | Feb 22nd, 2019

El Chapo's trial in Brooklyn is offering an unfiltered view into the inner workings of the Sinaloa Cartel. Colorful witnesses tell stories of Chapo's bold escapes, massive government corruption, and t...Show More

12:17 | Feb 22nd, 2019

Right now the murder rate Mexico is the highest it’s been in decades. But the fact that murder is happening at this kind of scale means that there’s a whole underground industry of people willing to c...Show More
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