"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."
Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was arrested Monday on drug trafficking charges of her own.
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 […]
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. […]
Over the past 50 years, two criminal groups have dominated the global drug trade: the Medellin and Sinaloa cartels. Each has been led by a commanding figure: Medellin’s Pablo Escobar and Sinaloa’s Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Their reigns have come to an end, but their reputations for decadence and cruelty […]
Mexican kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was convicted in New York this week. That almost certainly ends Guzman’s decades-long career, but his ill-gotten profits are still out there. US prosecutors say they want to confiscate $US14 billion from Guzman, but they have to find it first. After 12 weeks of […]
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 […]
The Mexican cartel chief Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was found guilty on Tuesday in federal court in New York City. The verdict came after 11 weeks of testimony from high-profile cartel figures and law-enforcement officials. The case revealed an array of sordid details about the Sinaloa cartel and Guzman himself. […]
“Narcos: Mexico” actor Alejandro Edda attended Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s federal trial on Monday. Edda, 34, plays El Chapo on the Netflix show, which is about drug trade in Mexico in the 1980s. Edda said that once he was inside the court, he made eye contact with Guzman, who smiled […]
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 […]
Lucero Guadalupe Sánchez López, 29, testified against Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on Thursday as part of his federal trial. The former legislator in Mexico told the court about a time she and Guzman escaped Mexican officials through a secret bathtub tunnel. The bathtub opened with a hydraulic piston, and the […]
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 7-year-old twin daughters attended his trial on Thursday. It was the first time the girls made an appearance during the accused Mexican drug cartel leader’s federal trial in Brooklyn. They walked into court alongside their mother, Emma Coronel Aispuro, who missed court for the first time […]