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Reports: El Chapo’s Sons Ambushed

A recent series of gun battles in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, which have killed at least 12 and one bystander appear to be linked to a recent split within the Sinaloa Cartel. The split appears to be a power grab by one faction that tried to kill off famed leader El Mayo and the sons El Chapo.

Mexican Border City Rocked by Murders as ‘El Chapo’ Loses Influence

The city once known as the “murder capital of the world” appears unable to shake its reputation as a place of extreme cartel violence. In October, Ciudad Juarez had 90 murders with 10 of them taking place over Halloween weekend. The violence appears to be tied to the ongoing struggles overwhelming the Sinaloa Cartel.

Mexico Announces El Chapo’s Extradition to U.S.A.

The Mexican government has publicly granted the extradition of that country’s most famous drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, to the United States. On Friday, Mexico’s Foreign Relations Secretariat (SRE) announced that they had personally notified Guzman inside a federal prison in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua about the extradition agreement.

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Is El Chapo Going to Be Extradited to New York?

New York news outlets are claiming drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera will end up going to a federal courthouse there in that city. The news came just days after the famed drug lord was moved to a prison in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua where he awaits extradition.

Sean Penn Played Me to Get El Chapo Interview, Says Soap Opera Actress

The once obscure Mexican soap opera actress who became famous after having acted as link for the now infamous interview between jailed kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and Hollywood activist Sean Penn has now revealed her side of the story. She claims that Penn duped her into meeting the drug lord under the pretenses of making a movie.

The Guardian Duped by Fake El Chapo’s Daughter, Says Drug Lord’s Wife

The wife of billionaire Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman claims that the recent interview The Guardian conducted with one of the capo’s daughters was in fact false and that the family has never heard of her. The controversial interviews was filled with explosive accusations that have now been put into question.

El Chapo Complaining About Bullying and Sleepless Nights in Prison

Given Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán’s talent for escaping repeatedly from maximum security prisons, several extra measures are being taken to keep him in place until his extradition to the U.S. However, now Guzmán is complaining that he’s not sleeping and guards are engaging in cruel behavior directed at him.

Sean Penn Complains on 60 Minutes After El Chapo Stunt Backfires

It was the interview heard ‘round North America—the clandestine meeting between actor Sean Penn and notorious drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán, and the Rolling Stone article that followed. But what Penn intended to be a vehicle to initiate a deeper conversation about US drug policy ended up being a mockery of investigative journalism, and an example of a lifelong criminal manipulating an American activist for his own agenda.

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Miami Tops List for El Chapo Trial Venues

As half a dozen legal districts compete for who will get to try notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán after his extradition to the U.S., the City of Miami, Florida has emerged as a top contender.

Sean Penn on His ‘El Chapo’ Interview: ‘My Article Failed’

A preview of an interview set to air on Sunday’s “60 Minutes” that Charlie Rose conducted with Sean Penn was broadcasted on Friday’s “CBS This Morning.” During that preview, Penn discussed his controversial interview with recently captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.

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El Chapo’s Lawyer Slams Sean Penn

Only days after his client’s capture and the highly controversial interview of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán by actor Sean Penn, Guzmán’s lawyer is calling the actor’s retelling of El Chapo’s drug trafficking claims “a lie” and “absurd speculation.”