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Información por etiqueta: drug lord

After extradition of El Chapo, US prosecutors seek a rival

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2016 file photo, a handcuffed Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is made to face the press as he is escorted to a helicopter by Mexican soldiers and marines at a federal hangar in Mexico City. Guzman is scheduled to appear in person in a federal court in New York. A judge initially ruled that Guzman would appear in court by video on Friday, Feb. 3, rather than have marshals escort him to and from a high-security Manhattan jail cell. The order was changed after his lawyers asked the judge to reconsider. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — With notorious drug trafficker Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman now behind bars in New York after he was extradited from Mexico last month, federal prosecutors in North Dakota have their sights set on bringing one of his organization’s onetime rivals to the United States to face charges. ...

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US judge orders ‘El Chapo’ to appear by video link

Joaquin Guzman aka "El Chapo" (C) is escorted in Ciudad Juarez by the Mexican police as he is extradited to the United States on January 19, 2017 (AFP Photo/)

New York (AFP) – A US judge has ordered that Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman appear by video link at his next court hearing to avoid unnecessary transfers for one of the world’s most notorious criminals. The 59-year-old Guzman, accused of running one of the world’s biggest ever ...

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A look at notable dates in Mexico’s decade-old drug war

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2016 file photo released by Mexico's federal government, Mexico's drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman stands for his prison mug shot with the inmate number 3870 at the Altiplano maximum security federal prison in Almoloya, Mexico. According to Mexico's Foreign Ministry, Guzman was extradited to the United States on Thursday, Jan. 19 2017. (Mexico's federal government via AP, File)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A look at key events in Mexico’s war on drugs following the extradition of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. — Dec. 11, 2006: Then-President Felipe Calderon orders almost 7,000 soldiers to his home state of Michoacan to fight drug cartels. — June 30, 2008: U.S. ...

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Mexico extradites drug lord “El Chapo” to US

Jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was handed over to US authorities after the Supreme Court and a court of appeals rejected his latest bids to avoid extradition (AFP Photo/Alfredo Estrella)

Mexico City (AFP) – Mexico extradited drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States — handing over one of the world’s most notorious criminals on the eve of US President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. Guzman is the head of the Sinaloa cartel, which is accused of generating much of ...

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Mexican judge backs drug lord Guzman’s US extradition

Mexico's imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (AFP Photo/Alfredo Estrella)

Mexico City (AFP) – Mexico’s government moved closer on Thursday to its goal of extraditing notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States by February, after a judge rejected an appeal. The attorney general’s office said in a statement that a tribunal in Mexico City ruled against ...

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Mexico arrests drug cartel honcho wanted in US

The arrest of a suspected lieutenant of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel is a new blow to the network and its leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who was recaptured in January after escaping from prison last year (AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez)

Mexico City (AFP) – Mexican authorities have arrested a suspected lieutenant of the Sinaloa drug cartel who is wanted in the United States, officials said. National Security Commissioner Renato Sales said the suspect, Martin “N,” was arrested on Friday in Zapopan, western Jalisco state. Sales said the suspect crashed his ...

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Mexican drug lord denies killing US agent

Members of the Federal Preventive Police guard drug trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero en Guadalajara, Jalisco on January 29, 2005 (AFP Photo/HO)

Mexico City (AFP) – A veteran Mexican drug lord wanted by the United States for the 1985 murder of a US undercover agent has denied killing the man and insisted that he has left the crime world. Rafael Caro Quintero, co-founder of the now defunct Guadalajara cartel, said in an ...

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Released Mexican drug lord trying to get back into business

CORRECTS DATE OF ANNOUNCEMENT - FILE - This undated file photo provided by Mexico's government shows drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero in an unknown location. Chihuahua Attorney General Jorge Gonzalez told reporters on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 that the old-guard drug lord mistakenly released in 2013 is apparently trying to get back into the drug trade. (Mexico's government via AP/File)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican prosecutor said there are indications an old-guard drug lord released from prison in 2013 is apparently trying to get back into the drug trade. Jorge Gonzalez, the attorney general of the northern state of Chihuahua, said Tuesday there is evidence that Rafael Caro Quintero ...

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