The young wife of accused Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman spoke publicly for the first time since her husband was extradited to the United States last year, voicing concern for his health in solitary confinement.
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 authorities unexpectedly transferred the drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to a prison in Ciudad Juarez on the US border Saturday morning, a source from the National Security Commission.
Actress Kate del Castillo, at the center of a Mexican money laundering probe after she helped Hollywood star Sean Penn interview drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, said Mexico's government wants to "destroy her," Univision reported over the weekend.
U.S. investigators will examine actor Sean Penn's interactions with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, two U.S. government sources said on Monday, but it is unclear if prosecutors would try to force the actor to turn over information about his interview with the recaptured drug kingpin.
Mexico recaptured the world's top drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in a pre-dawn shootout and chase through drains on Friday, returning him to the same prison he escaped from six months ago, in a boost for the beleaguered government.