Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman when he was extradited from Mexico to the U.S.                     Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman when he was extradited from Mexico to the U.S. (AP) NY (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 full of Hollywood-type tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted weapons and a naked escape together with his mistress by way of a tunnel. Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was extradited from a prison in northern Mexico to the United States. A former bodyguard for accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman testified at Guzman's U.S. trial on Thursday that he watched his boss personally carry out three grotesque murders of rival drug cartel members. NY: Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was "the boss" of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, a witness informed jurors within the accused Mexican drug lord's trial in Brooklyn federal courtroom on Monday, contradicting the declare by Guzman's legal professionals that his dominance of the drug trade was a fantasy. A lawyer for accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has testified before a New York jury in opening remarks that his client was a "scapegoat" for the actual chief of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada.   https://twitter.com/pburton25/status/1095760682388242432 NY (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 full of Hollywood-type tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted weapons and a naked escape together with his mistress by way of a tunnel. Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is accused of operating the world's biggest drug cartel and spending a quarter of a century smuggling more than one hundred and fifty-five tons of cocaine into the United States. Drug baron Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's defense instructed his New York trial Tuesday that his cartel bribed Mexican president and portrayed the absent co-defendant as a ruthless felony. His capture was facilitated by Mexico's authorities six months after he escaped from a maximum-security prison. Footage from the Mexican authorities depicts the raid in Los Mochis in Sinaloa state, Mexico, that led to the re-capture of the world's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Mexican kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman

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