Notorious Drug Lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Convicted

A drumbeat of guilty verdicts on drug and conspiracy charges could put the 61-year-old escape artist behind bars for decades.

  • Published 12 February 2019
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NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted guns and a naked escape with his mistress through a tunnel. Guzman listened to a drumbeat of guilty verdicts on drug and conspiracy charges that could put the 61-year-old escape artist behind bars for… Read at AP News