US magazine Rolling Stone published an article on Saturday night in which US actor Sean Penn describes how he met with Mexican gang lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who was rearrested on Friday by Mexican authorities. "I supply more heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana … [Read more...] about Sean Penn’s ‘El Chapo’ interview helped druglord’s capture
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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was returned to the Altiplano maximum-security prison, the jail from which he escaped in July, amid calls on Saturday for him to face justice in the US. The 58-year-old drug lord was captured by Mexican marines on Friday at the end of a raid in the … [Read more...] about Mexico under US pressure to extradite ‘El Chapo’ Guzman
Mexican authorities admitted on Friday that an operation to rearrest drug cartel boss Joaquin Guzman, who escaped from a high security prison in July, had failed. But they said the fugitive, known in Spanish as "El Chapo" or "shorty," suffered injuries to his leg and face during … [Read more...] about Mexican fugitive ‘El Chapo’ injured in recapture bid
His arrest was every bit as spectacular as his last escape six months ago. "El Chapo" was apprehended trying to escape through a sewage tunnel. No doubt the story of a man with a proclivity for sewers would make a great Hollywood story; and it is also no wonder that the man … [Read more...] about El Chapo captured: Mission accomplished? Hardly!
US officials told Mexico that they wanted Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, 58, recaptured after he sneaked out of his shower and into a 1-mile tunnel (pictured) from the Alitplano high-security prison, about 90 kilometers west of Mexico City. As the current US administration pledged … [Read more...] about United States offers to help Mexico hunt for ‘El Chapo’