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Judge to ‘El Chapo': No hug for you

9 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

NEW YORK - A federal judge nixed Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman's plea for some TLC from his American-born beauty queen wife Thursday morning. The jailed Mexican drug kingpin asked that the court grant him permission to embrace his wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, before opening statements in his trafficking trial kick off next week.
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The US is so worried about 'El Chapo' Guzman escaping that it won't even let him hug his wife

The US is so worried about 'El Chapo' Guzman escaping that it won't even let him hug his wife

9 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The trial of accused Mexican kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman started this week in New York City.
A jury has been selected, and Guzman's lawyers want the court to let him hug his wife before opening statements next week.
The court said no, citing ongoing concerns that the elusive cartel chief could be plotting something else.
Jury selection for the trial of accused Mexican cartel chief Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is over, but the purported Sinaloa cartel leader will face the court alone when the trial gets underway next week.
In a November 6 letter, Guzman's defense team asked Judge Brian...
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