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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.

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DOJ: Mexican Corruption Was ‘Cornerstone’ of El Chapo’s Empire

Court documents filed in the ongoing case against Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman revealed that the cornerstone of the drug lord’s success was corruption within the government of Mexico. El Chapo was able to have Mexican law enforcement escort his drug shipments throughout Mexico.

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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.

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VIDEO: Mexican Judge Handling ‘El Chapo’ Case Assassinated

A Mexican judge expected to hand down rulings for cases on some top drug lords died at the hands of a professional assassin. The murder has sparked outrage among public officials in the country who have demanded an investigation.

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VIDEO: Watch the Kidnapping of El Chapo’s Son

A newly leaked security video shows the moments when cartel gunmen stormed an upscale restaurant in the resort town of Puerto Vallarta to kidnap the son of famed drug lord, El Chapo.

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CONFIRMED: El Chapo’s Son Kidnapped in Mexico

Mexican authorities have revealed that the son of Mexican drug lord Joaquin El Chapo” Guzman may be among the group of men kidnapped from an upscale restaurant in the resort town of Puerto Vallarta.

The Associated Press

Mexican Cartel Using Salsa Shipments to Smuggle Cocaine

Mexican Sinaloa Cartel smugglers failed in their efforts to move a large shipment of cocaine from Ecuador into Mexico. The shipment was hidden in 217 drums that were supposed to have been filed with the popular condiment known as Salsa.

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More Violence Expected After El Chapo’s Mom Robbed, Hometown Invaded

A Mexican drug cartel appears to be ready to go to war once more with the fearsome Sinaloa Cartel. The hostilities began in the most offensive way, the Beltran Leyva Cartel ransacked the home of Consuelo Loera Perez, the mother of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera.

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Mexico’s Case of 43 Missing Students in Hands of El Chapo’s Friend, Wedding Guest

Mexico’s efforts to clean up their badly damaged image in regards to human rights violations appear to have taken a turn for the worse. The newly appointed head of the special unit charged with tackling the case of 43 missing education students appears to have ties to Mexico’s most famous drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera.

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Top El Chapo Lt. Released From U.S. Prison May or May Not Face Charges in Mexico

One of the top lieutenants within the Sinaloa Cartel who is known to be a long-time close associate of top drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been released from a U.S. prison. He is expected to be deported to Mexico in the coming days where he could be released if authorities do not charge him with new crimes.

The prison yard at the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma, July 16, 2015, is seen during a visit by US President Barack Obama. Obama is the first sitting US President to visit a federal prison, in a push to reform one of the most expensive and …

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.

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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.