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Mexican president vows to bring down violence after drug lord 'El Chapo' sentencing

'El Chapo' Guzman will spend the rest of his days behind bars in the United States after a judge sentenced him on Wednesday to life in prison plus 30 years.

Jul 18, 2019, 21:00 PM IST

US judge sentences Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' to life imprisonment

El Chapo berated the U.S. justice system, and a former associate described how he had paid a gang $1 million to kill her before U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan imposed the mandatory sentence of life plus 30 years.

Jul 17, 2019, 21:04 PM IST

US wants 'El Chapo' in prison for life, after he hears from murder plot victim

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, 62, faces a mandatory minimum of life in prison at his scheduled sentencing hearing next Wednesday, following his February conviction on a variety of drug charges.

Jul 11, 2019, 20:38 PM IST

'Freedom is precious,' Mexican president says of 'El Chapo' trial

Jurors on Tuesday found Guzman guilty of all 10 counts, including running a criminal enterprise, in a trial that began in November in New York.

Feb 13, 2019, 22:15 PM IST

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' found guilty in US drug trial, may remain in jail for rest of his life

Guzman was extradited to the United States for trial in 2017 after he was arrested in Mexico the year before. 

Feb 12, 2019, 23:36 PM IST

El Chapo's defence arguments wrap up in 15 minutes, just 1 FBI officer testifies

Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin `El Chapo` Guzman`s defence began on Tuesday and was wrapped up in 15 minutes, with just one FBI officer taking the stand.

Jan 30, 2019, 08:34 AM IST

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' oversaw shipments, bribes as head of Sinaloa ​Cartel

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was "the boss" of Mexico`s Sinaloa Cartel, a witness told jurors in the accused Mexican drug lord`s trial in Brooklyn federal court on Monday, contradicting the claim by Guzman`s lawyers that his dominance of the drug trade was a myth.

Nov 27, 2018, 06:35 AM IST

'El Chapo's prison conditions worst in US preventing proper defense: Lawyers

Held without access to sunlight or his relatives, Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is under more restrictive captivity than any other U.S. prisoner and it is difficult to mount a defense, his court appointed lawyers said on Thursday.

Mar 31, 2017, 12:11 PM IST

10 inmates escape from Mexican prison

Ten inmates escaped from a prison in Mexico`s Caribbean beach resort of Cancun.

Jul 13, 2016, 11:46 AM IST

'El Chapo' appeals extradition to US

Court documents said the appeal was filed Thursday in Mexico City by two lawyers for Guzman, who is considered the world's most wanted drug boss as leader of the Sinaloa cartel.

May 28, 2016, 05:43 AM IST

Mexican judge rules drug lord 'Chapo' Guzman can be extradited

A Mexican judge has ruled that Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman can be extradited to face drug trafficking charges in the United States, the country`s federal court authority said on Monday, days after he was moved to a prison near the US border.

May 09, 2016, 22:18 PM IST

Judge in Mexico seeks 'El Chapo' extraditon to US

Guzman is accused of crimes including smuggling tons of drugs into the United States by boat, submarine, airplane and an extensive network of tunnels under the border.

May 09, 2016, 04:13 AM IST

Chicago, Brooklyn seen leading race for possible 'El Chapo' trial

Chicago and Brooklyn, New York are leading contenders to host the first U.S. trial of drug lord Joaquin " El Chapo " Guzman Loera if he is extradited from Mexico, say former U.S. law enforcement officials, as several jurisdictions vie for what would be one of the most high profile U.S. criminal trials in years.

Jan 11, 2016, 09:09 AM IST

Sean Penn under probe for interviewing runaway drug lord El Chapo

 Actor Sean Penn is now under investigation for secretly interviewing the Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera, while he was evading authorities following an escape from a Mexican prison.

Jan 10, 2016, 14:09 PM IST

How Hollywood star Sean Penn's interview helped nab Mexico drug lord 'Chapo' Guzman

An interview that Hollywood star Sean Penn conducted with Mexican Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman late last year helped Mexico`s government catch the world`s most wanted drug lord, sources said on Saturday. 

Jan 10, 2016, 11:59 AM IST

Six months after escape from prison, drug lord "El Chapo" Guzman nabbed in Mexico

Mexico recaptured the world`s top drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman with US help after a pre-dawn shootout on Friday, six months after he humiliated the government with his second jaw-dropping escape from a maximum security prison.

Jan 09, 2016, 09:12 AM IST

U.S. extradition request for ''El Chapo'' still stands - Justice Department

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said recaptured Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will have to answer to his crimes.

Jan 09, 2016, 04:37 AM IST

Mexico captures fugitive drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman:president

Mexican authorities have recaptured fugitive drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, six months after his prison break.

Jan 09, 2016, 01:42 AM IST

I will rip out your heart, tongue: Drug kingpin tells Islamic State leader Al Baghdadi

El Chapo has reportedly threatened to destroy the Islamic State if it continues to 'impact' on his cartel's operation.

Dec 11, 2015, 15:45 PM IST

Mexico charges four with helping drug lord `El Chapo` flee

 A court in Mexico on Monday formally charged four criminal justice workers for their alleged role in the July prison escape of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Sep 08, 2015, 09:02 AM IST