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HomeEl Chapo/Sinaloa Cartel 2016 Updates - Page 1

El Chapo/Sinaloa Cartel 2016 Updates - Page 1


01/17/2016 -- Will El Chapo Rat Out Rival Cartels, Corrupt Officials?

"Now that Mexico has pledged to extradite notorious drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera to the United States for trial, many U.S. jurisdictions are vying for the right to prosecute him - and to gain his cooperation in dismantling perhaps the biggest, most destructive narcotics empire to send drugs into this country.

One of only two U.S. officials to sit across the table from Guzman says it's likely "El Chapo," as the drug kingpin is known, will attempt to cut a deal and dangle the possibility of providing information that's invaluable to federal authorities from coast to coast."

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01/14/2016 -- Why the capture of 'El Chapo' Guzman won't stop his cartel

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Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Steven Dudley, the co-founder of Insight Crime, about El Chapo and the Mexican drug war.

For over two decades, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera has presided over one of the largest drug cartels in Mexico, the Sinaloa cartel."

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01/13/2016 -- How El Chapo Terrorized Chicago -- And Why He Might Come Here For His Trial


"CHICAGO — Should Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" be extradited to Chicago, it will be the first known time he's stepped foot in the city — though he controlled the vast majority of its drug trade and violence for years, experts said."

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01/12/2016 -- Watch El Chapo's Exclusive Interview in Its 17-minute Entirely

"Kingpin videotaped responses to Sean Penn's questions while still in hiding"

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01/12/2016 -- With Mexico's 'Chapo' back behind bars, Zambada the last capo standing

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CULIACAN/MEXICO CITY, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Mexico's public enemy No. 1, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was nabbed last week after a gunfight and high speed getaway bid. But his more discreet partner is flourishing, moving tonnes of drugs to the United States and laundering the profits at home.

Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada jointly heads the powerful Sinaloa cartel and, with Guzman behind bars again and facing possible extradition to the United States, it falls to Zambada to maintain the gang's ranking as the world's largest."


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01/11/2016 -- Mexico considers extradition of re-captured kingpin, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman

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The third arrest of Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin Guzman came six months after his second escape from a maximum security prison. U.S. officials were quick to submit their extradition request this time. While Mexican authorities are considering the U.S. bid, they warn the process can take more than a year.

The arrest itself has been a top story here since Friday, with details emerging daily, maintaining public attention."

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01/11/2016 -- Kate Del Castillo, 'El Chapo' Secret Meeting: 10 Things To Know About Mexican Actress, Drug Lord Relationship

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Six months after escaping prison again, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was recaptured by Mexican marines following a gun battle on Friday, January 8. A couple of hours following his arrest, Rolling Stone published an exclusive article by actor Sean Penn, who wrote about a secret interview he had with the "most wanted man in the world." According to Penn, the connection between him and the Mexican drug lord was organized with the help of telenovela and film actress Kate del Castillo.

Though Kate is a household name in the Latino community, many people are wondering who the 43-year-old actress, known for starring in narconovelas "La Reina del Sur" and "Dueños del Paraiso," is. Here are some things to know about Kate's and El Chapo's relationship."

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01/09/2016 -- Mexico Is Considering Extradition of Escaped Drug Lord Known as El Chapo

"MEXICO CITY — After long resisting requests from Washington, Mexico’s government is now actively considering extraditing Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, to the United States to face drug charges there, a Mexican official said Saturday."

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01/09/2015 -- Sean Penn Met With 'El Chapo' for Interview in His Hide-Out

"Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, started out in business not long after turning 6, selling oranges and soft drinks. By 15, he said in an interview conducted in a jungle clearing by the actor and director Sean Penn for Rolling Stone magazine, he had begun to grow marijuana and poppies because there was no other way for his impoverished family to survive."

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01/08/2015 -- El Chapo: Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman Loera caught, says President


"Notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been recaptured by the Mexican authorities after escaping from a maximum security prison last year. President Enrique Peña Nieto announced his arrest on Twitter, in a message that translates as: “Mission completed: we have him. I’d like to inform the Mexicans that Joaquin Guzman Loera has been detained.”

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