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Sinaloa drug cartel
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'You Have Been Warned.
Oct 3, 2023 1:10 PM CDT
'You Have Been Warned. Respectfully, Chapitos'
Sinaloa cartel puts up banners in Mexico saying it's abandoning fentanyl, but could be 'pure propaganda'
- Banners appeared Monday in northern Mexico purportedly signed by a faction of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel claiming that the gang has sworn off the sale and production of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. But, as the AP reports, experts quickly cast doubt on the veracity of the claim, saying that fentanyl—...
the 'Little Chapos'
May 27, 2023 5:35 PM CDT
Authorities Underestimated the 'Little Chapos'
Reuters looks at how 4 sons of drug kingpin El Chapo have built a fentanyl empire
- They are collectively known as Los Chapitos, or the "Little Chapos"—Ivan, Jesus Alfredo, Joaquin Jr., and Ovidio Guzman. Ranging in age from 33 to 40, they are the four surviving sons of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who is serving a life sentence in...
US Charges Sons of 'El Chapo,'
Details Jarringly Violent Acts
Apr 14, 2023 2:20 PM CDT
US Charges Sons of 'El Chapo,' Details Jarringly Violent Acts
Chinese companies face sanctions for supplying chemicals
- The Justice Department on Friday announced a sweeping operation against fentanyl trafficking by Mexico's Sinaloa cartel, including the indictment of four sons of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán and two dozen other people. Attorney General Merrick Garland unveiled the charges at a news conference with federal prosecutors...
on Drugs Had
a Big Secret
Feb 22, 2023 8:23 AM CST
'Architect' of Mexico's War on Drugs Had a Big Secret
Genaro García Luna convicted of drug trafficking, accepting cartel bribes
- As Mexico's top public safety official, Genaro García Luna was tasked with tracking down and stopping drug cartels. In fact, he was "widely considered the architect of Mexico's war on drugs," per the BBC . He didn't quite fulfill the role. On Tuesday, the highest-ranking...
There's a Hitch in
Extradition of 'El Chapo' Son
Jan 7, 2023 8:30 AM CST
There's a Hitch in Extradition of 'El Chapo' Son
Mexican federal judge has halted the move; foreign minister cites law 'formalities' for Ovidio Guzman
- A Mexico City federal judge on Friday halted the extradition of Ovidio Guzman, son of druglord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, to the United States on drug trafficking charges. Per CNN , Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard has acknowledged the 2019 arrest warrant for Guzman out of the US, but he...
Battle After Arrest
of Cartel Scion Kills 29
Jan 6, 2023 4:40 PM CST
Battle After Arrest of Cartel Scion Kills 29
Mexican government says 10 troops were lost as fighting spread
- Mexico said Friday the battle sparked by its arrest of Ovidio Guzman has resulted in at least 29 deaths, demonstrating the enduring might of his father's drug cartel. Gunmen with the Sinaloa cartel opened fire on troops in an armored convoy trying to arrest Guzman on Thursday with .50-caliber...
2 Cartels Are Keeping
America Flush With Fentanyl
Aug 30, 2022 4:48 PM CDT
2 Cartels Are Keeping America Flush With Fentanyl
'Wall Street Journal' looks at how the Sinaloa, Jalisco cartels ended up supplying the US after China cracked down
- He's a 25-year-old cook who works six days a week and pulls in about $10,000 a month. It's a lucrative gig, but also an illegal one: He's cooking fentanyl that will be smuggled into the US, and his one-person lab churns out the equivalent of hundreds...
of 'The Empress'
Feb 3, 2020 3:48 PM CST
El Chapo's Daughter Weds Nephew of 'The Empress'
Alejandrina Guzman marries Edgar Cazares in Mexico
- Mazel tov: El Chapo's daughter has married the nephew of another drug boss. Alejandrina Guzman, daughter of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, married Edgar Cazares on Jan. 25 in Sinaloa’s state capital, Culiacan, Reuters reports. As the UK
explains, Cazares is the nephew of Blanca Margarita Cazares,...
Teen Who Survived
Cartel Attack Walked
14 Miles for Help
Nov 6, 2019 6:57 AM CST
Teen Who Survived Cartel Attack Walked 14 Miles for Help
Relative says cartels had targeted the Mormon community before
- The nine American women and children massacred after an ambush in Mexico were "burned alive," a relative says. Alex LeBaron says the victims, who were traveling between the states of Sonora and Chihuahua, were shot in vehicles while driving. "Women and children were massacred, burned alive,"...
Cartel Gunmen Free
Son of 'El Chapo'
Oct 18, 2019 1:34 AM CDT
Cartel Gunmen Free Son of 'El Chapo'
Mexican city became battlefield after he was detained
- The son of former Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was located along with other cartel members in the Mexican city of Culiacan Thursday—but he wasn't detained for long. Mexican security secretary Alfonso Durazo says that after 30 members of the National Guard and army found...
Feds Seek Life Sentence
Plus 30 Years for Guzman
Jul 11, 2019 12:05 AM CDT
Feds Seek Life Sentence Plus 30 Years for Guzman
They describe him as a 'ruthless and bloodthirsty leader of the Sinaloa Cartel'
- Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's already extremely slim chances of ever leaving an American prison alive grew slimmer on Wednesday when prosecutors confirmed they were seeking a life sentence for the Mexican drug lord—plus 30 years. In a letter to US District Judge Brian Cogan, Justice Department lawyers...
El Chapo Makes Prison Plea
May 25, 2019 9:37 AM CDT
El Chapo Makes Prison Plea
The former drug cartel leader says he needs the outdoors
- Looks like Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman won't be going outside anytime soon. The convicted drug kingpin, now held at a Manhattan federal prison, is complaining about the anguish of solitary confinement—but federal prosecutors say his request for two hours a week of outdoor time is likely a...
Guzman Jurors Were
Warned Not to Go Public
Feb 14, 2019 7:40 AM CST
Guzman Jurors Were Warned Not to Go Public
'Once that door is opened, it can't be closed,' judge said
- There has been a huge amount of public interest in the trial of Joaquin Guzman—but jurors who listened to months of testimony about the bloodthirsty Sinaloa drug cartel are in no rush to release tell-all books or make the rounds on talk shows. The identities of the 12 jurors...
After El Chapo Found Guilty,
'Subtle' Gesture From Wife
Feb 12, 2019 12:47 PM CST
After El Chapo Found Guilty, 'Subtle' Gesture From Wife
Joaquin Guzman will get a mandatory life sentence
- After a Hollywood-esque trial and a week of jury deliberations , Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been found guilty of all 10 counts against him and will get a mandatory life sentence, reports the
New York Times
. The first count essentially accused Guzman of being the mastermind...
The El Chapo Jury Is Still
Deliberating. Here's Why
Feb 12, 2019 10:15 AM CST
The El Chapo Jury Is Still Deliberating. Here's Why
The first of 10 counts has 27 separate violations to assess. Then there are 9 more counts
- The trial itself was riveting in a made-for-the-movies kind of way. Jurors in the El Chapo case in New York heard about murders , mistresses , daring escapes , massive bribes , and much more. You might have even envied jurors for their front-row seats. Now, not so much. The jury deciding whether Joaquin...
El Chapo Trial May End
Sooner Than Expected
Jan 29, 2019 12:07 AM CST
El Chapo Trial May End Sooner Than Expected
Guzman waved to the guy who plays him on Netflix
- Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman told a judge Monday that he won't take the witness stand in his own defense at his US drug-trafficking trial, ending speculation that he might go for broke and build on a notorious reputation already cemented by the sprawling government case...
El Chapo's Ex-Bodyguard
Gives Graphic Testimony
Jan 25, 2019 7:01 AM CST
El Chapo's Ex-Bodyguard Gives Graphic Testimony
He tells court he saw drug lord kill 3 men
- Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was the kind of boss who wasn't afraid to pitch in and get his hands bloody, a former bodyguard testified Thursday at the drug lord's trial in New York. In what the BBC describes at the trial's most gruesome testimony yet, Isaias...
El Chapo's Wife
Jan 24, 2019 1:29 AM CST
El Chapo's Wife Assisted Escape, Witness Says
She was in on the meetings, former henchman says
- The wife of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman played a key role in his infamous 2015 escape from prison through a tunnel dug into the shower of his cell, a witness testified Wednesday at the kingpin's US trial. Damaso Lopez Nunez, once a loyal lieutenant for...
El Chapo Mistress Testifies.
His Wife Laughs
Jan 18, 2019 2:52 AM CST
El Chapo Mistress Testifies. His Wife Laughs
Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez Lopez says drug lord was naked during tunnel escape
- The trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman veered into
Jerry Springer Show
territory Thursday with testimony from Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez Lopez, one of the drug lord's former mistresses. When asked what kind of relationship she had with Guzman, she said: "Well, until today, I thought we were...
Witness Drops Bombshell
in 'El Chapo' Trial
Jan 16, 2019 6:33 AM CST
Witness Drops Bombshell in 'El Chapo' Trial
'Right-hand man' claims Mexican president was given $100M bribe
- Shocking allegations in the "El Chapo" trial: Drug lord Joaquin Guzman paid former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto $100 million to avoid recapture, and it was Peña Nieto who reached out first, a witness claimed in the trial Tuesday. Alex Cifuentes, a Colombian drug trafficker who describes...
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