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Wife of 'El Chapo'
Learns Her Fate
Nov 30, 2021 5:14 PM CST
Wife of 'El Chapo' Learns Her Fate
Emma Coronel sentenced to 3 years on drug charges
- The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison after pleading guilty to helping her husband run his multibillion-dollar criminal empire. Emma Coronel Aispuro also helped her husband plan a dramatic escape through a tunnel dug underneath a prison in...
Mexico Is Giving Away
El Chapo's Safehouse
Sep 15, 2021 5:45 PM CDT
Mexico Is Giving Away El Chapo's Safehouse
Entrance to escape tunnel has been covered
- The house former drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán fled in 2014 when Mexican marines had him surrounded underwent some changes recently as the Mexican government prepared to give it away in a national lottery. The surveillance cameras that covered every angle of the modest home's...
Key to El Chapo's Big Escape:
Wife's Gift of a GPS Watch
Jun 10, 2021 1:50 PM CDT
Key to El Chapo's Big Escape: Wife's Gift of a GPS Watch
Emma Coronel Aispuro pleads guilty to helping run Mexican cartel, admits role in 2015 escape
- Both heads of the El Chapo household are now guilty of running a drug cartel. Emma Coronel Aispuro, the 31-year-old wife of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, pleaded guilty in federal court in DC on Thursday to multiple charges including drug trafficking and money laundering, reports CNN...
El Chapo's Wife Arrested
Feb 23, 2021 12:05 AM CST
El Chapo's Wife Arrested
Emma Coronel Aispuro accused of helping Joaquin Guzman run drug cartel
- The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was arrested Monday in the United States and accused of helping her husband run his multibillion-dollar cartel and plot his audacious escape from a Mexican prison in 2015. Emma Coronel Aispuro, a 31-year-old former beauty queen, was arrested at...
Mar 30, 2020 3:37 PM CDT
Mexico Rattled by President's Handshake
Andrés Manuel López Obrador traveled to El Chapo's hometown, greeted his mother
- Mexicans may not want to imitate the behavior of their president. Just one day after the country's deputy health minister urged the population to stay at home, Andrés Manuel López Obrador traveled to Badiraguato, well known as the birthplace of El Chapo. He made his visit on...
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,...
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...
Prosecutor Reveals an Alleged
$1M Bribe Paid by 'El Chapo'
Oct 3, 2019 12:38 AM CDT
Prosecutor Reveals an Alleged $1M Bribe Paid by 'El Chapo'
Claims Guzman gave the money to the Honduras leader's brother
- Prosecutors alleged Wednesday that convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán personally gave $1 million in bribes to the brother of Honduras' president to pass on to the Central American leader—who swiftly denied wrongdoing. Prosecutor Jason Richman revealed the allegation in a federal court in...
El Chapo Decries Case as
'Stained' as He's Handed Life
Jul 17, 2019 10:30 AM CDT
El Chapo Decries Case as 'Stained' as He's Handed Life
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman will spend rest of his life in a US prison
- El Chapo's punishment is not a light one. A federal judge in Brooklyn on Wednesday sentenced Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman to life in prison plus 30 years; he also must pay $12.6 billion in forfeiture, reports CNN . Guzman spoke at the sentencing hearing, saying "my case...
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...
to El Chapo
Jul 3, 2019 5:14 PM CDT
Judge Hands Bad News to El Chapo
Rejects Mexican drug lord's request for a new trial
- A New York judge has rejected a request for a new trial by the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, the AP reports. US District Judge Brian Cogan said in a written ruling Wednesday that a "mountain range of evidence" introduced against Joaquin Guzman overcame his claims that...
Judge Decides: No Earplugs or
Outdoor Exercise for El Chapo
Jun 3, 2019 5:47 PM CDT
Judge Decides: No Earplugs or Outdoor Exercise for El Chapo
Lawyers called prison conditions cruel and unusual
- Prison conditions will not be improving for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, a federal judge has decided. The Mexican drug lord had asked for at least two hours of outdoor recreation per week, access to the main commissary, the ability to buy six bottles of water a week, and earplugs...
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...
After Reports About Jury,
El Chapo Wants New Trial
Feb 22, 2019 4:15 PM CST
After Reports About Jury, El Chapo Wants New Trial
Jurors reportedly disobeyed judge, followed media accounts of the trial
- The defense team for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said Friday it will seek a new trial for the notorious drug lord in light of "misconduct" on the part of several jurors who allegedly followed media accounts of the case against the instructions of a federal judge. Defense attorney...
El Chapo's Sons
Feb 22, 2019 8:00 AM CST
Feds Charge El Chapo's Sons
2 younger sons accused of conspiracy to distribute drugs in US
- The feds got El Chapo . Now they want two of his sons. The Justice Department on Thursday announced drug conspiracy charges against the younger sons of Joaquin Guzmán, who are accused of working to send cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamine across the US border from Mexico, where both are believed...
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...
Guzman Likely Bound
for 'Escape-Proof' Prison
Feb 13, 2019 6:52 AM CST
Guzman Likely Bound for 'Escape-Proof' Prison
'He'll never be allowed on the yard,' former warden says
- Joaquin Guzman has a history of spectacular prison breaks—but this time, he's not going to be able to climb through an escape hatch in his shower and ride away on a motorbike. Experts say "El Chapo," who faces a mandatory life sentence after being found guilty...
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...
Trial of 'El Chapo'
Was an 'Amazing
Feb 1, 2019 1:24 PM CST
Trial of 'El Chapo' Was an 'Amazing Open Book'
Now Joaquin Guzman's fate is in the hands of the jury
- Closing arguments wound down Thursday in the trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, leaving in their wake in a Brooklyn courthouse tales "that at times echoed a Shakespearean drama and at others detailed a Sinaloa cartel bloodbath," per NBC News . The 61-year-old drug kingpin's fate is...
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