The decision came at a high-level meeting presided over by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Jurors in federal court in Brooklyn found Guzman, 61, head of the Sinaloa Cartel, guilty on all 10 counts brought by U.S. prosecutors.
Jealous and paranoid, Guzman spied on both his beauty queen wife, Emma Coronel, and the lover, Agustina Cabanillas Acosta, using a surveillance system installed in the encrypted Blackberries he gave them.
CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO/NEW YORK: Mexico extradited its drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to New York on Thursday, likely ending a decades-long criminal career that included two jail breaks and a lead role in a national drug war, the day before Donald Trump assumes the U.S. presidency. Mexican officials said the timing of the move was both a last-minute gift to outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama and an olive branch to Trump, who has regularly insulted Mexico and threatened to tear up the NAFTA trade agreement that…
MEXICO CITY: Lawyers for Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman could file on Tuesday an appeal to prevent his extradition to the United States, arguing he could face the death penalty. Jose Refugio Rodriguez, one of Guzman's lawyers, told AFP that the defense team planned to present two challenges to a court in Mexico City. A "college," or panel, of judges would then review the appeal but Rodriguez said he would also take the case up to the Supreme Court. The appeal will be introduced at the same court that…
MEXICO CITY: Mexico is aiming to extradite imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States early next year, the country's national security chief said Friday. "We hope (to do it) in January or February," National Security Commissioner Renato Sales Heredia told the television channel Televisa, giving the government's clearest estimate of when it could send the Sinaloa drug cartel chief to the United States. Guzman's lawyer Jose Refugio Rodriguez countered: "He can have his own personal opinion. I think…
MEXICO CITY: Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman could sue Netflix and Univision to stop their plans to make a television series about his life, his lawyers said Thursday.
MEXICO CITY: Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has had a rocky return to prison: He arrived depressed, officials gave him "Don Quixote" to read and a dog tastes his food for poison.