While there were a few twists and turns, it appears that the saga of the El Chapo trial is over for now. After about 34 hours of deliberation, a jury found El Chapo guilty of all 10 federal criminal counts...
El Chapo trial highlights how Mexico graft impedes drug war
NEW YORK (AP) - In the same Brooklyn courthouse where jurors have heard testimony about Mexican politicians protecting Joaquin El Chapo Guzman's drug empire, a former Mexican state attorney general pleaded guilty last month to taking bribes from narcotraffickers.The juxtaposition underscored a recurring theme of Guzman's New York trial: how pervasive official corruption in Mexico complicates American authorities' efforts to investigate and apprehend those involved in the drug trade.
El Chapo whines about lockup before getting life in prison, plus 30 years
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman spoke publicly for the first time since his conviction on Wednesday, complaining to a judge that his incarceration at a Manhattan lockup has been absolute R…
What Mexicans are getting from El Chapo’s trial—thanks to it not being held in Mexico
Mexicans can thank US courts for tackling the dirty dealings between Mexico's political establishment and the drug trade.
5 Biggest Drug Kingpins and How They Were Taken Down
Drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was found guilty on 10 counts of drug trafficking and is expected to receive life without parole. But t...
Capo no more, Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' set to learn sentence
Former drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, pictured in January 2016 following his recapture, faces sentencing for flooding the United States with tons of cocaine, marijuana and other drugs over a quarter century (ALFREDO ESTRELLA) Mexico City (AFP) – As a child living in poverty in Mexico, he peddled fruit just to eat. A lifetime...Read More
Prosecutors: Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ should get life in prison
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutors want the convicted Mexican drug lord known as “El Chapo” to spend his life in prison. The federal government...
What do we know about drug lord El Chapo's purported billions?
As he trades a life of luxury for life behind bars, the US Government has come to collect from El Chapo. But can he actually afford to pay the $18 billion requested by prosecutors?
Colombia's 'Madman': Security Boss or Top Drug Lord?
US indictments describe Daniel "El Loco" Barrera as a head of security, while Colombian authorities described him as the last of Colombia's major league capos. Which is he?
How 2 brothers from Chicago helped convict drug lord ‘El Chapo’
WGN Investigates CHICAGO — On Tuesday, a jury found drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman guilty on all counts, and two brothers from Chicago helped make the conviction possible. Pedro and Margarito Flores turned on the Mexican drug kingpin on the watch of Jack Riley who once headed the Drug Enforcement Administration in Chicago. Riley once had a bounty on his head placed there by the drug lord himself.
Naked 'drug lord' El Chapo and mistress 'fled cops using secret bathtub tunnel'
El Chapo's mistress testified in court Thursday and recounted a dramatic escape from police she and the druglord made while naked through the Mexican sewers
Who is the Mexican drug lord El Chapo and how was he finally brought to justice?
Farmer's son Joaquin Guzman rose from rural poverty to succeed Pablo Escobar as world's wealthiest narcotics trafficker, leaving behind a trail of bloodshed
El Chapo guilty: How the drug lord's vast narco empire trial captivated US
No love for 'El Chapo' — judge rules against drug lord's request to hug wife
A federal judge has rejected Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's request for a hug from his beauty queen wife.
Mi hermano, El Chapo: How a lawyer from Baltimore came to defend the world’s most notorious drug...
Facing life in prison and with his men turned government witnesses, alleged cartel king "El Chapo" has few allies. One is a lawyer from Mulberry Street in Baltimore.
What Happened at the El Chapo Trial?
Watch our El Chapo-trial correspondent explain what happened at the Brooklyn Courthouse where the drug kingpin was found guilty on all counts
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The Dirty Secret of El Chapo’s Downfall
As the Mexican cartel leader’s trial draws to an end, one thing is clear: drug kingpins reign as long as they make their partners money. When they stop, they end up in jail.
How A Grand Jury's Indictment Is Indistinguishable From Being Found Guilty
A recent post of mine took on grand juries, specifically the astounding fact that a North Carolina grand jury managed to crank out 276 indictments in four hours -- or roughly, one indictment every 52 seconds. Some commenters pointed out (correctly)...
What El Chapo's hometown looks like now
Guzman's rags-to-riches story begins in the mountains of the Mexican state of Sinaloa, in the municipality of Badiraguato.
'El Chapo' trial in Brooklyn raises security concerns
The trial of the Mexican drug lord known as 'El Chapo' is set to begin in Brooklyn with a jury selection. His ruthless reputation is sparking security concerns.