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Isolated Amazon Tribe Being Pushed Out By Drug Traffickers

By McCarton Ackerman

Once completely isolated, Brazil's Jaminawa tribe faces threats of disease and displacement thanks to drug trafficking. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Albanian police burn pot village, student labels PCP with her name, and man tries to smuggle cocaine cookies into the country. MORE  

VIDEO: One Direction Caught Smoking Weed In Peru

By McCarton Ackerman

Members of the squeaky clean boy band proved to be anything but in a leaked video. MORE  

Wildlife Photographer Buys Illegal Cocaine Plantation

By John Lavitt

In an effort to help save the Peruvian rainforest, Charlie Hamilton James unwittingly bought dense forest used for cultivating cocaine. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 7, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Mike Tyson says he's still addicted to drugs, Madonna in hot water for Instagram pic, Peru calls for legalizing marijuana, and Troian Bellisario talks eating disorders. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 19, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Teen parents made toddler smoke pot, Colorado toughens drunk driving laws, India bans cheap booze at U.S. embassies, and majority of 12th graders see pot as harmless. MORE  

Gringos on the Ayahuasca Trail

By Linda Stansberry

Young travelers flock to Bolivia and Peru to do hallucinogenic ayahuasca, which allegedly has spiritual, therapeutic qualities. Do shamans or charlatans await? The Fix goes along for the trip. MORE  

Russian Rehab Fire Kills 38

By Bryan Le

The incident is the latest in an unfortunate international trend of fatal rehab fires. MORE  

Sinaloa Drug Cartel Takes Root in Ecuador

By McCarton Ackerman

One of Mexico's most powerful drug gangs use Ecuador as a key trafficking hub. MORE  

Peru Takes Aim at Shining Path

By May Wilkerson

The rebel group has largely abandoned any political agenda, and now focuses on Peru's thriving cocaine trade. MORE  

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