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Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' convicted by New York jury

Feb 13, 2019 - 8:17 AM

Joaquin Guzman, former boss of the Sinaloa cartel – famed for his brazen escapes from Mexican prisons – faces life in prison for smuggling tons of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana into the US

U.S. prosecutors to El Chapo jury: 'Do not let him escape'

Jan 31, 2019 - 3:00 PM

'We've presented an avalanche of evidence,' said US federal prosecutors to the jury in the trial of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman. 'Do not let him escape responsibility. Hold him accountable for his crimes. Find him guilty on all counts.'

NARCOS. Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, arrives at the US Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn on January 30, 2019 in New York. Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP

El Chapo's secret messages to his wife and lover revealed

Jan 10, 2019 - 7:10 PM

Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman spied on both his beauty queen wife, Emma Coronel, and the lover, Agustina Cabanillas Acosta, using a surveillance system installed in encrypted Blackberries he gave them

EL CHAPO'S WIFE. File photo of Emma Coronel Aispuro, wife of the founder of the former Guadalajara Cartel Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, outside federal court in New York on April 17, 2018. Photo by Hector Retamal/AFP

Colombian confesses to over 150 murders at El Chapo trial

Nov 30, 2018 - 4:28 PM

US government turncoat, Juan Carlos 'Chupeta' Ramirez, is allegedly one of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's two main Colombian suppliers

JAILED. In this file photo, drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is escorted into a helicopter at Mexico City's airport on January 8, 2016 following his recapture during an intense military operation in Los Mochis, in Sinaloa State. File photo by Alfredo Estrella/AFP

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' undergoes jail transfer – official

May 08, 2016 - 6:21 AM

The authorities say they are moving Guzman to prevent any escape attempt during construction to strengthen his maximum security prison in Altiplano

EL CHAPO'S TRANSFER. Mexican federal agents stand guard on the road leading to the Federal Social Readaptation Center (Cefereso) Number 9 in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, 07 May 2016. Photo by Alejandro Bringas/EPA

Captured Mexico kingpin: 'The Lord of Tunnels'

Jan 09, 2016 - 10:43 AM

UPDATED The man whose old nickname means Shorty uses the money from a drug empire whose tentacles reach Europe and Asia to dig himself out of trouble again and again

File photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

23 killed in day of horror for Mexico border city

May 05, 2012 - 10:03 AM

Gang violence leaves 14 headless bodies stuffed in a vehicle and 9 bodies hanging from a bridge