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US jury convicts notorious Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo'

9 days ago   |   By WTAE

The notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will likely spend the rest of his life in jail after being convicted of drug trafficking charges in the U.S.
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El Chapo, the Notorious Drug Kingpin, Has Been Found Guilty in His U.S. Trial

El Chapo, the Notorious Drug Kingpin, Has Been Found Guilty in His U.S. Trial

9 days ago   |   By Time

Notorious kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was found guilty Tuesday of all charges stemming from his role in trafficking billions of dollars worth of drugs into the U.S. as a top boss within the Sinaloa cartel.
In the sixth day of deliberations, a jury convicted the 61-year-old drug lord, who has been standing trial in federal court in Brooklyn since mid-November. Guzman, who infamously escaped from two top security Mexican prisons, now faces life behind bars in the U.S. Before he was led out of the courtroom, Guzman turned to his wife Emma Coronel Aispuro, who flashed him a thumbs up and...
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Notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman convicted

9 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

NEW YORK - 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 faced a drumbeat of drug-trafficking and conspiracy convictions that could put the 61-year-old escape artist behind bars for decades in a maximum-security U.S. prison selected to thwart another one of the breakouts that embarrassed his...
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El Chapo Convicted in Trial That Revealed Drug Cartel's Brutality and Corruption

9 days ago   |   By NY Times

After decades evading the police, the drug kingpin Joaquín Guzmán Loera was convicted in a drug conspiracy trial and faces a life sentence in an American prison.
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