"Authorities don't pay much attention to the wives" of cartel members, a Sinaloa Cartel operative told Insider.
"US authorities used El Chapo's case to justify their presence in Mexico, but [his arrest] doesn't solve a thing," one expert told Insider.
Mexico's latest "mega raffle" has 22 prizes valued at $12.5 million, including mansions that belonged to "El Chapo" and "the lord of the skies."
Former beauty queen Emma Coronel Aispuro struck a plea deal with federal prosecutors. It's unclear whether she'll help build cases against other cartel members.
Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was arrested Monday on drug trafficking charges of her own.
Tse Chi Lop, one of the world’s most wanted fugitives, has been arrested in Amsterdam. Lop is understood to head an organisation called The Company that dominates Asia’s $US70 billion-a-year drugs trade. The 56-year-old has been compared to the Mexican drug baron Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman due to the size […]
Emma Coronel Aispuro, wife of notorious drug lord El Chapo will appear on the VH1 reality show “Cartel Crew” later this month. The former beauty queen can be seen on a yacht in the promo video of the first episode of season two of the show. On Monday VH1 executives […]
On Wednesday, the Mexican government revealed details of an aborted operation to capture the son of the former Sinaloa cartel chief Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. With videos, maps, and images, Mexican security officials gave their account of the capture, the subsequent attacks by cartel gunmen, and the decision to release […]
On Thursday, Mexican forces briefly apprehended drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s son Ovidio Guzman in Culiacán. He’s wanted in the United States on drug trafficking charges. But Mexican security forces were quickly overwhelmed by cartel soldiers, who attacked with heavy weapons and set up road blockades, using burning vehicles. […]
US officials want $US12.7 billion from notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. The figure relates to money generated from trafficked cocaine, marijuana, and heroin, but a Guzman attorney has said it is “insane” to think he has the cash to pay. Guzman is currently in a Manhattan prison, […]
Sinaloa cartel chief Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, convicted in New York in February, is awaiting what will almost certainly be a life sentence. In Mexico, cartel violence churns on as cartels jockey to fill the void, and recent incidents suggest the organisation he helped build is pursuing its next target. […]
Sen. Ted Cruz urged Congress to pass his Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order – or El Chapo – Act after the Mexican cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was convicted of drug trafficking on Tuesday. The bill would reallocate seized assets from Guzman and other drug […]
Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s trial in New York has seen a steady stream of shocking revelations. Recent testimony has also shed light on his most well-known escapades: his jailbreaks. One witness alleged that Guzman’s wife had a major role in the planning of one breakout – while […]
Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was found guilty on Tuesday on all counts of an indictment that included drug-trafficking, conspiracy, and use-of-firearms charges. His trial started in November 2018, and prosecutors brought in a number of people to testify against Guzman, including cartel cohorts and one of his […]
A witness in the trial of Mexican kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman says the drug lord bribed Mexico’s previous president with a massive sum. One of Guzman’s lawyers first mentioned the allegation in his opening statement, naming two previous Mexican presidents. The trial has been filled with accusations of bribery, […]
The trial of accused Sinaloa cartel chief Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman entered its third month in January. Numerous witnesses described his role as the leader of one of the most powerful criminal groups in the world. The son of one of Guzman’s closest partners recently took the stand. A dizzying […]
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, gave her first public interview in more than two years on Monday. She spoke to Telemundo about Guzman’s drug trafficking trial in Brooklyn, and said the media has made him “too famous.” She claims Guzman is a “normal” guy and that she’s […]