Even Taiwan Laughs at Mexico Over El Chapo’s Escape

A new jail photo of El Chapo.
Mexican Government

Since the brazen prison escape by famed drug lord El Chapo, the Mexican government has been dealing with an overwhelming amount of criticism that has turned the country’s image into a big joke.

The latest addition to the ridicule comes from Next Media Animation, a Taiwan-based studio that has turned the escape of Joaquin Guzman Loera into a short animated parody that highlights Mexico’s corruption by portraying the drug lord as a tiny, cocaine-snorting, taco-eating, VIP guest pampered by the guards and enjoying inside help in escaping the prison.

You can watch the video here

As previously reported by Breitbart Texas, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera, the head of the Sinaloa Cartel, escaped from one of Mexico’s maximum security prisons called Altiplano last Saturday night.

After the escape, Mexico’s National Security Commissioner Monte Alejandro Rubido said that Guzman was in his cell and walked to the shower area, where one of his henchmen had broken a hole through the ground.

The henchmen then passed Guzman a tool to remove a tracking device form his wrist and after climbing down several feet to a tunnel, the drug lord used a motorcycle to navigate the length of the mile-long tunnel.

Almost as soon as the government confirmed the high profile escape, some news outlets, pundits, and even a Mexican bishop, as reported by Breitbart Texas, called out the government’s version of the escape by claiming that the capo escaped not through sheer genius but through bribes.

As Breitbart Texas previously reported, U.S. federal agents had warned Mexico months in advance about attempts by Guzman’s family to plan an escape; however, Mexico’s secretary of the interior has gone on the record denying any knowledge about the prison break.

On Wednesday, Mexico’s government fired the head of that country’s federal police intelligence wing for the apparent lack of knowledge of the escape. Earlier in the week, authorities fired and began investigating the leadership structure at the prison.

As can be expected, the short clip from Taiwan has gone viral as more and more Mexicans use social media to express their outrage at that country’s high levels of corruption.

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