COLOMBIAN NARCOSUBS

Producer / Director: Santiago Stelley
Co-Producer: Rainbow Nelson
Camera: David Feinberg
Editor: Bernardo Loyola
VICE.COM, 27 min (2009)

The greatest obstacle facing drug cartels has always been transporting narcotics from the poor regions that produce them to the less-poor areas that buy them. In the early part of the 2000s, a time still dominated by incarcerated Cali Cartel heads in Colombia, a technological breakthrough was made on this front: privately made drug-filled torpedoes and semi-submersibles.

Photos by Santiago Stelley. Archival photos courtesy of Miguel Angel Montoya.