El Chapo

In this Feb. 22, 2014, file photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City.
Eduardo Verdugo/AP Photo
July 17, 2019 - 10:41 am
By Tom Hayes Associated Pres s NEW YORK (AP) — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble. A federal judge in Brooklyn handed...
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The convicted drug lord and his wife have stylish future plans: Creating clothing with the brand name "El Chapo."
Kevin Hagen/AP Photo, File
April 04, 2019 - 6:35 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The wife of convicted drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has launched an appeal to fashion designers to propose designs for a clothing line named after her husband. Emma Coronel posted a message on her Instagram account saying "I invite clothing designers who are starting out...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2016 file photo, a handcuffed Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is made to face the press as he is escorted to a helicopter by Mexican soldiers and marines at a federal hangar in Mexico City.
Eduardo Verdugo/AP Photo, File
February 21, 2019 - 9:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two sons of notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges, the Justice Department said Thursday. Joaquin Guzman Lopez, 34, and Ovidio Guzman Lopez, 28, are charged in a single-count indictment that was unsealed last week in Washington...
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FILE - In this Monday Feb. 4, 2019 courtroom sketch, Judge Brian Cogan upper right, gives instructions to jurors in the trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in New York.
Elizabeth Williams via AP
February 20, 2019 - 6:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — El Chapo's lawyers raised concerns of potential juror misconduct and were reviewing their options Wednesday after a member of the jury at the Mexican drug lord's trial told a news website that several jurors looked at media coverage of the case. The juror told VICE News that at...
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This Oct. 7, 2014, file photo shows "Supermax," US Penitentiary, Administrative Maximum Security facility, near Florence, Colo.
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February 13, 2019 - 7:32 am
By Jim Mustian, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — In the world of corrections, there are inmates who pose security risks, and then there's "El Chapo." Drug lord Joaquin Guzman has an unparalleled record of jailbreaks, having escaped two high-security Mexican prisons before his ultimate capture and...
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In this courtroom drawing, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, second from right, accompanied by US Marshalls, gestures a "thumbs up" to his wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, as he leaves the courtroom, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in New York.
Elizabeth Williams via AP
February 12, 2019 - 12:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted...
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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines.
AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File
February 04, 2019 - 12:33 pm
UPDATED: 2:25 p.m. NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly three months of testimony about a vast drug-smuggling conspiracy steeped in violence, a jury began deliberations Monday at the U.S. trial of the infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. A federal judge in Brooklyn gave instructions to...
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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines.
AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File
February 03, 2019 - 11:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In the same Brooklyn courthouse where jurors have heard testimony about Mexican politicians protecting Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's drug empire, a former Mexican state attorney general pleaded guilty last month to taking bribes from narcotraffickers. The juxtaposition underscored a...
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Damaso Lopez testified that he had met with Guzman's four sons multiple times to coordinate the digging of a tunnel, the purchase of land near the prison and the renting of the warehouse where Guzman was taken before being flown to a hideout in his home s
CNN
January 24, 2019 - 9:52 pm
By Sonia Moghe and Maria Santana, CNN (CNN) -- While Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sat in a Mexican maximum security prison in 2015, his sons, a former cartel associate and even his wife worked together to coordinate details of his final escape, according to the former associate's testimony. Damaso...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017, file photo, provided by U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y.
U.S. Law Enforcement via AP, File
December 02, 2018 - 3:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has offered a screenplay-worthy picture of the lawlessness and excesses during his rise to power as Mexico's most infamous drug lord. Since the trial got underway on Nov. 13, witnesses have described how Guzman used tunnels dug under the...
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