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.
El Chapo’s judge is trying to keep witnesses alive long enough to testify
Chapo's defense is livid they won't get access to some key government witnesses
Chapo’s lawyers say he’s super polite and won’t try another escape
crime & drugs
El Chapo will stand trial in 2018, and he’ll keep his public defenders
El Chapo returns to court and faces questions about why he can’t afford a lawyer
Prosecutors want to know why billionaire drug lord El Chapo needs a public defender
Colombian drug lords are ready to testify against El Chapo, federal prosecutors say
Drug kingpin “El Chapo” extradited from Mexico to U.S.
crime & drugs
El Chapo's kidnapped sons have been released, reports say
The unconfirmed reports go some way to easing fears of the imminent outbreak of a major war — either within factions of the Sinaloa cartel, or between this group and the rapidly expanding Jalisco New Generation Cartel.
El Chapo's legacy hangs in the balance after his son's abduction
The abduction of one of the kingpin's sons has triggered fears of a violent backlash, with reports suggesting another, more important, son might have been kidnapped as well.
Fugitive Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero pleads for a 'second chance'
The legendary Mexican drug lord denied killing DEA agent "Kiki" Camarena, repeatedly apologized to the US government, and refuted reports that he is currently heading an assault on territory controlled by the Sinaloa cartel.
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