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US Attorney General Loretta Lynch

If Extradited, ‘El Chapo’ May Face Murder Charges in New York

If extradited to the United States, Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán appears likely to stand trial in a New York federal court, where, in...

‘El Chapo’ Ready to Plead Guilty?

Joaquin Guzman, alias "El Chapo," the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, is reportedly willing to agree to a plea deal for drug trafficking charges in the United States,...
Los Desvelados restaurant, Los Angeles

‘Narco-tacos’: US Manifestation of Spreading Narcoculture

A Los Angeles restaurant has launched a line of drug lord themed Mexican food in the latest example of how narcoculture, like Latin American organized crime, is...

Trademarking ‘El Chapo’ in Mexico

Revelations that family members of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán have trademarked his name for commercial use have sparked a scandal...
El Chapo was recaptured in January 2016

‘El Chapo’ Extradition Points to Mexico’s Failures on Prison Reform

Mexico has intimated that it is working to expedite the extradition of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, a tacit admission that efforts to reform the prison system have...
How much Sean Penn's interview with 'El Chapo' played a role in his recapture remains unclear

Sean Penn Under Surveillance Before ‘El Chapo’ Meeting in Mexico

It has been revealed actor Sean Penn was under surveillance by Mexico intelligence in the run up to his clandestine October 2015 meeting with recently recaptured...
'El Chapo's' capture will not significantly disrupt the Sinaloa Cartel's operations

Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel Without ‘El Chapo’

The capture of Mexico's most wanted fugitive, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, raises the question if the Sinaloa Cartel's criminal operations will be significantly...

‘El Chapo’: Mexico’s Extradition Process Briefly Explained

Mexico confirmed that it has begun the process to extradite Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán to the United States, but it could be a year or more before the...
Sean Penn (left) shaking hands with "El Chapo"

5 Reasons Sean Penn Failed as a ‘Journalist’ in ‘Chapo’ Interview

Sean Penn’s exclusive interview with Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán may have gotten Mexico’s drug kingpin captured, but that is only one mistake the intrepid,...

What’s Next for Mexico After ‘El Chapo’ Recapture?

Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán was reportedly recaptured in Mexico, President Enrique Peña Nieto announced on January 8 via...

Gunmen Kill Nephew of Powerful Mexico Crime Boss

Although details on the killing of a power drug capo's nephew are still scarce, there is reason to believe the murder foreshadows a conflict for Mexico's mighty...
Mexico's Interior Ministry Osorio Chong

Leaked Intelligence Points to Top Level Corruption in El Chapo Escape

New revelations about the jailbreak of Mexico's most notorious drug lord, "El Chapo" Guzman suggest that his escape was facilitated by failings on the part of...