"El Chapo" Guzman
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June 16, 2020, 6:32 AM

Mexico extradites alleged Chapo aide to US

The man is accused of being a senior lieutenant in the Sinaloa drug cartel.
June 16, 2020, 6:32 AM
8 months ago

Mexico releases video showing moment military faced El Chapo's son amid deadly violence

Mexico's president praised the military's decision to release Ovidio Guzmán López, saying, "It is no longer to face violence with violence, evil with evil."
8 months ago
Video shows moment Mexican military faced El Chapo's son amid deadly violence
8 months ago

Mexican soldiers told Chapo's son to call to stop attacks

Mexican security forces had a son of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán outside a house on his knees against a wall before they were forced to back off and let him go as his gunmen shot up the western city of Culiacan
8 months ago
Mexican soldiers told Chapo's son to call to stop attacks
9 months ago

Mexican authorities release 'El Chapo's' son as violence breaks out during attempted arrest

Mexican authorities were surrounded -- and residents were attacked -- as police tried to arrest "El Chapo's" fugitive son in a Sinaloa cartel city Thursday.
9 months ago
Mexican authorities release 'El Chapo's' son after attempted arrest turns violent
9 months ago

Gunbattles rattle Mexican city after troops find Chapo's son

Authorities did not say if El Chapo's son was detained or went free.
9 months ago
Gun battles sweep Culiacan after troops locate Chapo's son
1 year ago

El Chapo sentenced to life in prison

ABC News goes one-on-one with Raymond Donovan, special agent in charge, New York Field Division Drug Enforcement Administration.
1 year ago
El Chapo sentenced to life in prison
1 year ago

Drug lord El Chapo gets life in prison

Mexican drug lord, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán was given a life sentence in U.S. prison.
1 year ago
Drug lord El Chapo gets life in prison
1 year ago

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison

Guzman, 62, was convicted on charges that mandate life in prison.
1 year ago
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison
1 year ago

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced to life in prison, a federal judge in Brooklyn decided Wednesday.
1 year ago
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison
1 year ago

'El Chapo' to be sentenced for running drug cartel

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is set to be sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday, after he was convicted of running a murderous Mexico-based drug cartel.
1 year ago
'El Chapo' to be sentenced for running drug cartel
1 year ago

"El Chapo" mother says US approved visa to visit drug lord

Mother of convicted drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán says she has been approved for a US visa to visit her son in prison
1 year ago
1 year ago

Prosecutors fear drug lord 'El Chapo' may be planning a jail break

Joaquin Guzman is currently in a New York federal correctional facility on charges of drug trafficking and conspiracy to murder.
1 year ago
Prosecutors fear drug lord 'El Chapo' may be planning a jail break
1 year ago

El Chapo seeks new trial, citing jury misconduct

Lawyer: Jurors improperly followed media coverage of the drug conspiracy case.
1 year ago
1 year ago

El Chapo wants new trial, hearing to probe jury misconduct

Attorneys for drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman are asking for a new trial in light of what they say was jury misconduct during his drug conspiracy trial
1 year ago
1 year ago

'El Chapo' to be sentenced in June after being convicted on all 10 charges

Infamous drug lord "El Chapo" faces life in prison after being found guilty on 10 separate charges in a Brooklyn federal court.
1 year ago
'El Chapo' to be sentenced in June after being convicted on all 10 charges
1 year ago

'El Chapo' found guilty by jury in Brooklyn federal court

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was found guilty on all 10 counts, including drug trafficking and engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise.
1 year ago
'El Chapo' found guilty by jury in Brooklyn federal court
1 year ago

'El Chapo' found guilty on all 10 counts

The notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman faces sentencing in June and will be sent to a maximum-security prison in the U.S.
1 year ago
'El Chapo' found guilty on all 10 counts
1 year ago

El Chapo found guilty on all 10 charges

Notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been convicted of trafficking cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana and expected to be sentenced to life in prison.
1 year ago
El Chapo found guilty on all 10 charges
1 year ago

Drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman found guilty on all 10 charges

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is a notorious leader of the Sinaloa cartel.
1 year ago
'El Chapo' found guilty on all 10 charges
1 year ago

Drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman found guilty on all 10 charges

The drug lord is expected to be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.
1 year ago
Drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman found guilty on all 10 charges
1 year ago

Notorious drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman convicted

Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman convicted of drug-trafficking charges, could go to prison for life
1 year ago
El Chapo jury works at Day 6 of deliberations
1 year ago

'El Chapo' found guilty on all 10 charges

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is a notorious leader of the Sinaloa Cartel.
1 year ago
'El Chapo' found guilty on all 10 charges
1 year ago

No verdict for El Chapo after second day of deliberations

A jury at the U.S. trial of the infamous Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo has ended its second day of deliberations without a verdict
1 year ago
1 year ago

'El Chapo' trial nears verdict as jurors continue to deliberate

The defense in the "El Chapo" trial only called one witness and rested after only 30 minutes during the 10-week trial of alleged drug lord.
1 year ago
'El Chapo' trial nears verdict as jurors continue to deliberate
1 year ago

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman federal jury begins deliberations

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was extradited to the U.S. in 2017.
1 year ago
Federal jury begins deliberations in 'El Chapo' case
1 year ago

Jury set to deliberate fate of 'El Chapo'

Details emerge from the alleged drug lord's trial, revealing murders, kidnapping, torture and bribery surrounding the 10 counts the jury is set to review as the case comes to a close.
1 year ago
Jury set to deliberate fate of 'El Chapo'
1 year ago

'El Chapo' trial

Jury set to deliberate in trial of alleged Mexican drug trafficker
1 year ago
'El Chapo' trial
1 year ago

'El Chapo' jury expected to begin deliberations

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was extradited to the U.S. in 2017.
1 year ago
'El Chapo' jury expected to begin deliberations
1 year ago

El Chapo trial highlights how Mexico graft impedes drug war

Corruption in Mexico complicates U.S. law enforcement's fight against cartels.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Prosecutor: El Chapo feared prosecution on US soil

Guzman would face life in prison if convicted.
1 year ago
Jury set to hear closings at US trial of El Chapo
2 years ago

Jurors dismissed before opening statements in 'El Chapo' trial

The dismissed juror in the trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman delivered a handwritten note to the judge explaining the trial was causing her anxiety and other medical issues.
2 years ago
Jurors dismissed before opening statements in 'El Chapo' trial
2 years ago

'El Chapo' trial gets underway

The former Mexican drug lord is facing charges of murder, torture and drug trafficking.
2 years ago
'El Chapo' trial gets underway
2 years ago

Trial of 'El Chapo' begins in federal court

Federal prosecutors said Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman can be linked to 36 murders.
2 years ago
Trial of 'El Chapo' begins in federal court
2 years ago

Opening statements begin in trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo'

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is accused of being involved in dozens of murders.
2 years ago
Opening statements begin in trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo'
2 years ago

'El Chapo' on trial in federal court

If convicted, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman could spend the rest of his life in prison.
2 years ago
'El Chapo' on trial in federal court
2 years ago

Trial of 'El Chapo' begins in federal court

Federal prosecutors said Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman can be linked to 36 murders.
2 years ago
Trial of 'El Chapo' begins in federal court
2 years ago

'El Chapo's' bid for hugs gets the cold shoulder from the judge

The ruling denied a request filed on Wednesday by attorneys for the world's most notorious alleged drug lord for permission from the court to hug his wife.
2 years ago
'El Chapo's' bid for hugs gets the cold shoulder from the judge
2 years ago

'El Chapo's' bid for hugs gets the cold shoulder from the judge

The defendant's lawyers asked a judge to allow Guzman to hug his wife in court.
2 years ago
'El Chapo's' bid for hugs gets the cold shoulder from the judge
2 years ago

'El Chapo' wants a hug: Alleged kingpin wants court's OK for a little tenderness

The alleged drug lord is seeking a 'brief, momentary greeting' from his wife.
2 years ago
'El Chapo' wants a hug: Alleged kingpin wants court's OK for a little tenderness
2 years ago

El Chapo: The world's most powerful drug dealer

Tracing Joaquin Guzman's path to the top of the global drug trade.
2 years ago
El Chapo: The world's most powerful drug dealer
2 years ago

'El Chapo' trial begins

Jury selection gets underway in the trial against accused drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. ABC News' Kendis Gibson reports.
2 years ago
'El Chapo' trial begins
2 years ago
'El Chapo' asks judge to toss statements he made during DEA extradition flight
2 years ago

US prosecutors seek to spell out 'El Chapo' Guzman's 'acts of violence' at upcoming trial

The Mexican drug lord is scheduled to go on trial later this year in the U.S.
2 years ago
US prosecutors seek to spell out 'El Chapo' Guzman's 'acts of violence' at trial
3 years ago

'El Chapo' suffering hallucinations, memory loss in stringent jail conditions: Lawyers

The drug kingpin's lawyers said restrictive jail conditions are causing harm.
3 years ago
'El Chapo' suffering hallucinations, memory loss in stringent jail conditions: Lawyer
3 years ago

Kate del Castillo tells her side of 'El Chapo' story

The Mexican actress opens up in a new Netflix documentary about her infamous meeting with drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and Sean Penn.
3 years ago
Kate del Castillo tells her side of 'El Chapo' story
3 years ago

Judge sets trial date for 'El Chapo' in April 2018

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been charged with overseeing a multibillion-dollar international drug trafficking operation responsible for murders and kidnappings.
3 years ago
Judge sets trial date for 'El Chapo' in April 2018
3 years ago

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' to go on trial in April 2018

Joaquin Guzman was extradited to the United States in January.
3 years ago
Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' to go on trial in April 2018
3 years ago

Judge Denies Lighter Security for El Chapo

The Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman was extradited to the U.S. last month.
3 years ago
Judge Denies Lighter Security for El Chapo
3 years ago

Judge Denies Lighter Security for 'El Chapo,' Says 'I Think We All Know the Reasons'

The Mexican drug lord was extradited to the U.S. last month.
3 years ago
Judge Denies Lighter Security for 'El Chapo': 'I Think We All Know the Reasons'
3 years ago

One of the Most Wanted Men in the World Will Soon Face Justice in the US

Mexican drug kingpin "El Chapo" is in federal custody in New York.
3 years ago
One of the Most Wanted Men in the World Will Soon Face Justice in the US