Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Sentenced to Life in Prison

Prior to his sentencing, he complained about the conditions of his confinement and told the judge he was denied a fair trial.

  • Published 17 July 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble. A federal judge in Brooklyn handed down the sentence, five months after Guzman's conviction in an epic drug-trafficking case. The 62-year-old drug lord, who had been protected in Mexico by an army… Read at AP News