Mexico wants to question Sean Penn over meeting with ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán
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Mexico wants to question Sean Penn over meeting with ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán

Laurent Thomet | AFP - January 11, 2016

MEXICO CITY – Sean Penn's interview with drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán caused a cross-border uproar on Sunday, with Mexican authorities seeking to question him while U.S.…

Sinaloa drug cartel lives on despite ‘CEO’ El Chapo’s capture
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Sinaloa drug cartel lives on despite ‘CEO’ El Chapo’s capture

Laurent Thomet | AFP - January 11, 2016

MEXICO CITY – The recapture of kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán was a boost to the Mexican government, but his Sinaloa drug cartel lives on despite the loss…

Actor Sean Penn secretly interviewed ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán in hideout before capture
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Actor Sean Penn secretly interviewed ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán in hideout before capture

Joshua Partlow | The Washington Post - January 10, 2016

CULIACÁN, Mexico –The Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán story couldn't seem any more unbelievable, with its multiple prison breaks, endless sewers and tunnels, outlandish sums of money, and…

Mexico drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán back in jail, betrayed by biopic bid
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Mexico drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán back in jail, betrayed by biopic bid

Laurent Thomet | AFP - January 9, 2016

MEXICO CITY – Betrayed by his desire to make a biopic, Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán was back Saturday in the prison he escaped from six…

Mexico captures fugitive drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán, says President Peña Nieto
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Mexico captures fugitive drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán, says President Peña Nieto

Laurent Thomet | AFP - January 8, 2016

Update: Friday, Jan. 8, 3:45 p.m. Fugitive drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán was captured Friday morning in the town of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico President Enrique…

Clash in El Chapo’s hometown leaves 2 dead in Mexico
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Clash in El Chapo’s hometown leaves 2 dead in Mexico

AFP - December 26, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Mexican forces clashed with suspected organized crime figures in the hometown of fugitive drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, killing two and netting 4.5 tons…

‘El Chapo’ is Mexico’s hit Halloween costume
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‘El Chapo’ is Mexico’s hit Halloween costume

Hugh Naylor | The Washington Post - October 18, 2015

If you've become a mass-marketed Halloween costume, then you're probably really scary. And you're also probably really lucrative. The latter is what a company in Mexico hopes…

Mexico’s miserable year
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Mexico’s miserable year

Michael E. Miller | The Washington Post - September 26, 2015

They arrived in buses, just as their children had a year ago. They carried photos of their missing sons and daughters. And they listened as Mexican president…

Lawyer for Mexico’s most-wanted man, ‘El Chapo,’ doesn’t know where client is
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Lawyer for Mexico’s most-wanted man, ‘El Chapo,’ doesn’t know where client is

Joshua Partlow | THE WASHINGTON POST - September 13, 2015

MEXICO CITY — Lawyer Juan Pablo Badillo, a silver-haired gentleman of 74, has only superlatives for his most famous client. He's a man of "exceeding intelligence" and…

‘El Chapo’ Guzmán and the Sinaloa cartel have growing ties to Costa Rica, authorities say
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‘El Chapo’ Guzmán and the Sinaloa cartel have growing ties to Costa Rica, authorities say

Álvaro Sánchez - August 1, 2015

Intelligence gathered by Costa Rica’s judicial police and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has helped identify a suspected leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel who is believed…