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Joaquin Guzman

New Theory Floated In Capture Of World's Most Wanted Drug Lord

New York Review of Books | Posted 02.26.2014 | World

His capture was so easy that one wonders if he was tired of the hard life, looking to be caught, needing some relief from the pressure of transporting...

U.S. Will Seek Extradition Of Mexican Cartel Kingpin

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

(Updates with lawyer denying phone link In paragraphs 7-8) By John Shiffman and Gabriel Stargardter WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY, Feb 23 (Reuters)...

Ryan J. Reilly

Mike McCaul Wants 'El Chapo' Extradited To U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mike McCaul (R-Texas), the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, thinks the Mexican government should send the alleged...

Father-In-Law Of Mexico's Biggest Drug Lord Busted Near Border

AP | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 05.01.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican federal police arrested the father-in-law of alleged drug lord Joaquin Guzman on Tuesday in a northern border city without any ...

Infamous Drug Lord Dropped From Billionaires List

AP | Posted 05.04.2013 | Business

MEXICO CITY — Top Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has dropped off Forbes magazine's billionaires' list after four years on it. Guzm...

World's Most Wanted Drug Kingpin Suspected Dead

AP | MOISES CASTILLO and SONIA PEREZ | Posted 04.23.2013 | World

SAN VALENTIN, Guatemala — A Guatemalan official said Friday there was no evidence that Mexico's most-wanted drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman...

Reputed Drug Lord's Daughter Guilty Of Immigration Charge

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 02.18.2013 | Crime

SAN DIEGO — A pregnant woman who identified herself to U.S. border inspectors as a daughter of Mexico's most-wanted drug lord returned to Mexico...

U.S. Arrests Daughter Of Notorious Mexican Drug Lord

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 12.16.2012 | World

SAN DIEGO — The daughter of one of the world's most sought-after drug lords has been charged with trying to enter the United States on someone e...

Mexican Druglord Nabbed By Police

AP | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 09.14.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- A man believed to be the leader of the Gulf drug cartel, which controls some of the most valuable and violently contested smuggling rou...

16-Year-Old Suspected Hitman Arrested In Mexico

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Mexican prosecutors said Thursday they were investigating a 16-year-old suspected hitman who was believed to have p...

Drug Kingpin Reportedly Captured In Mexico

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY, Sept 13 (Reuters) - The Mexican Navy said on Wednesday it had captured one of Mexico's most wanted drug bosses, the head of the Gulf Ca...

U.S. Targets Mexico's Most-Wanted Drug Lord

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday targeted three Belize-based associates of Mexico's most-wanted man, cocaine king Joaquin ...

It's Never Too Late!

AP | Posted 06.28.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A 102-year-old Filipino man who came to California as a teenager in 1928 to pick lettuce and cabbage became an American citizen during ...

Mexico Arrests Wrong Man In High Profile Drug Case

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY, June 22 (Reuters) - Mexico on Friday admitted it had mistakenly claimed to have captured a son of Mexico's most wanted drug lord, Joaqu...

Identity Of Capo's Son Questioned In Mexico

AP | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — After working months with U.S. intelligence, the Mexican navy said it believed it had nabbed a big prize in a known Guadalajara na...

Son Of Mexico's Most-Wanted Drug Lord Arrested

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 08.21.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican marines on Thursday detained a young man they believe is one of the sons of Mexico's most-wanted drug kingpin, Joaquin "El...

U.S. Pressures Mexican Most-Wanted's Family

AP | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 08.07.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — A panel of Mexican judges on Thursday agreed to extradite a suspected drug trafficker known as the "Queen of the Pacific" to the U...

Cartel Drops Thousands Of Aerial Leaflets Slamming Governor

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 07.30.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Drug traffickers took the unusual step of using an airplane to drop thousands of leaflets on the northern city of Culiacan accusin...

Acapulco: Police Find Decapitated Head In Ice Chest

AP | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 12.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The Mexican army have found an auto shop used to bulletproof vehicles for drug gangs. Ten people were arrested and soldiers con...

Colombia Seizes $230 Million Of Mexican Kingpin's Assets

AP | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombian police have seized 301 properties, including houses, vehicles and estates, that belonged to alleged front men for J...

Sinaloa Takes Over Ciudad Juarez

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL and MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — After a two-year battle that has killed more than 5,000 people, Mexico's most powerful kingpin now controls the coveted ...

Forbes Most Powerful List: Drug Lord At 41, Ahead Of 3 Presidents

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's most-wanted drug lord escaped prison by hiding in a laundry truck nearly a decade ago, and his legend and fortune seem to...

Drug Lord Guide: Mexico's 4 Most Notorious Gangsters

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Despite an army crackdown and vicious turf battles that have led to the capture or killings of thousands of Mexico's drug traffickers, the most notori...

PHOTOS: The World's Billionaires List Shrinks For First Time In Six Years

Forbes | Edited by Luisa Kroll, Matthew Miller and Tatiana Serafin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The richest people in the world have gotten poorer, just like the rest of us. This year the world's billionaires have an average net worth of $3 billi...