Emma Coronel

11.15.18

Explosive testimony at El Chapo’s trial tells new history of the Sinaloa cartel

The brother of Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada testified about a pair of high-profile murders and El Chapo's first prison break.

8.8.16

Miss World Mexico's director was killed right after he crowned a new beauty queen

Hugo Rubén Castellanos was found shot dead in a jeep in the state of Sinaloa, where drug cartels have a long history with beauty contests.

3.10.16

El Chapo's Top Lawyer Talks About What It's Like Defending an Infamous Drug Lord

José Refugio Rodríguez disclosed details about the Chapo's legal strategy in the face of possible extradition. He also said the kingpin remains determined to make a movie about his life, and discussed Sean Penn’s betrayal of Kate del Castillo

3.2.16

El Chapo Hates Mexican Prison So Much He Wants to Be Extradited ASAP

While Chapo’s chief lawyer says his client wants to be extradited because he is being mistreated, the drug lord’s wife has warned the Mexican authorities they may rue the day that he leaves because of all the secrets he knows.

2.22.16

El Chapo's Beauty Queen Wife Says She Fears for His Life

In her first interview ever, 26-year-old Emma Coronel, discusses the incarceration of the infamous drug lord, their life together, and Mexican telenovela star Kate del Castillo.

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1.20.16

Sex, Snacks, and Soccer: How Mexican Drug Lords End Up Captured

El Chapo's now famous mobile conversations with actress Kate del Castillo while he was Mexico's most wanted fugitive are just one of many examples of seeming carelessness that has brought down capos who are supposed to be experts in security.