Mexico police search hotels, hospitals for drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
Mexico police search hotels, hospitals for drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman

Mexican authorities are searching hotels, hospitals and funeral homes while distributing 100,000 leaflets with recent pictures Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in a massive manhunt for the fugitive drug lord, officials said Wednesday.

Mexico holds 22 prison officials over Guzman escape

Mexican prosecutors investigating the escape of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman formally placed 22 prison officials in custody on Tuesday over suspicions that the infamous fugitive had inside help.

Top prison officials sacked over Mexico drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman escape

Three top Mexican prison officials were fired Monday over the escape of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, amid suspicions guards helped him flee.

Mexico`s `Chapo` set to reclaim drug kingpin crown

A free man again, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman could reclaim his crown as Mexico`s top drug lord and expand his Sinaloa cartel`s territory while his main rivals languish in prison.

Mexico captures No 1 drug kingpin ``Shorty`` Guzman

Mexico`s most wanted man, drug cartel kingpin Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, was captured on Saturday with help from US agencies in a major victory for the government in a long, grisly war.