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Información por etiqueta: drugs

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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Drinking, drug use largely down among U.S. teens in 2016

A woman pours alcohol from the bottle into her mouth at the Far Hills Race Day at Moorland Farms in Far Hills, New Jersey, October 17, 2015. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The use of alcohol, marijuana, prescription medications and illicit substances declined among U.S. teens again in 2016, continuing a long-term trend, according to a study released on Tuesday by the National Institutes of Health. But the research found that high school seniors were still using cannabis ...

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

FILE - In this April 16, 2016 file photo, soldiers salute Mexico's Defense Secretary Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos at the Number 1 military camp in Mexico City. Cienfuegos noted the army’s presence in Mexico’s drug war was supposed to be temporary, while new, reliable police forces were built. Ten years later, that hasn’t happened. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — 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. announces $1.6 billion in anti-drug aid for Mexico under the Merida Initiative. Jan. 31, 2008: A gang bursts into a party and ...

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