Stories tagged: El Chapo
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 4:48 p.m.
The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord notorious for his ability …
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 11:44 a.m.
In the world of corrections, there are inmates who pose security risks, and then there’s El Chapo.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 5:15 p.m.
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 …
Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
The trial of alleged drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has highlighted how pervasive corruption in Mexico complicates U.S. law enforcement’s fight against the cartels.
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
After a prosecution that spanned 11 weeks and had its share of bombshells, the defense case at the U.S. trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman clocked in …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 9:16 p.m.
Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman started his trafficking trial in Brooklyn on Monday with fortress-like security, jittery jurors and multiple mentions of the actor Sean Penn.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 12:09 p.m.
A U.S. judge gave permission on Wednesday for a psychologist to examine infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman at the New York jail where he’s charged in a …
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 11:50 a.m.
A U.S. judge on Friday set an April 2018 trial date for Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on charges he oversaw a multibillion-dollar international drug trafficking operation responsible …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
A prominent Mexican journalist reported Wednesday that the sons of Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman say they were wounded in an attack they blamed on a rival drug …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is to be in federal court in person Friday in New York. A judge ruled last week that Guzman would appear in court …
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
Accused drug lord Joaqumn “El Chapo” Guzman appeared in a U.S. court here for the first time Friday, pleading not guilty to the charges against him as prosecutors revealed in …
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
The son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman may be among the half-dozen men abducted by gunmen at a restaurant in the Mexican beach resort of Puerto Vallarta, …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 3:17 p.m.
Mexico’s Foreign Relations Department ruled Friday that the extradition of convicted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States can go forward.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
A second Mexican judge has ruled that the extradition of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States can go forward.
Sat., Jan. 9, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
MEXICO CITY – Mexican officials say dreams of Hollywood helped them track down and capture the world’s most notorious drug trafficker. Now they face the decision of whether Joaquin “El …
Fri., Dec. 31, 1999, 10:45 a.m.
There’s a supermax prison in Florence, Colorado, two hours outside Denver. It’s the highest-security penitentiary in the United States. Since opening in 1994, no prisoner has escaped from the Administrative …