guadalupe fernández valencia
Guadalupe Fernández Valencia was the only woman on the indictment that helped send Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán to prison for life.
VICE World News presents the untold stories of the women narcos who became some of Latin America’s most feared—and respected—crime bosses.
VICE World News brings you exclusive reporting from Latin America’s criminal underworld on the boss women you’ve never heard of.
Digna Valle was the first of her drug trafficking clan to be arrested, and she helped bring down her own organization.
The drug trafficking empire founded by El Chapo is seeing more women bosses in its ranks.
The light sentence—in part thanks to good behaviour and time served—also reflects her “substantial” cooperation with prosecutors.
Guadalupe Fernández Valencia, known as “The Boss,” is said to be one of the highest ranking women in the cartel and is wanted in the United States on trafficking charges.