Kate del Castillo


Mexican Politician Will Go to Trial After Alleged Love Affair With El Chapo

State-level legislator Lucero Sánchez López allegedly used fake identification to visit the drug lord in the maximum-security prison where he was held between February 2014 and his spectacular tunnel escape in July last year.


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


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.


Kate del Castillo Was 'Stabbed in the Back' by Sean Penn Over El Chapo

Despite remaining almost silent herself, people linked to the telenovela actress say she is being scapegoated by the Mexican government and was betrayed by Sean Penn as he desperately sought an interview for his article in Rolling Stone.


Mexico Says It Arrested a Top Female Member of the Sinaloa Cartel

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.


Mexico Wants the Actress Who Got Friendly with El Chapo to Come in for Questioning

Kate del Castillo is under fresh scrutiny for helping Sean Penn meet up with the cartel boss in the jungle.


Mexico Just Released a 19-Minute Video About El Chapo’s Recapture

The video reveals some previously unseen footage but leaves several questions unanswered about the operation, and contains an embarrassing mistake.


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.


Kate Del Castillo Wanted to Make Tequila With El Chapo

The Mexican Attorney General's Office has subpoenaed Kate del Castillo as a witness in its investigations in the wake of El Chapo's recapture.


Here's Everything You Need To Know About What's Happened Since El Chapo's Recapture

In the week since Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán was sent back to the prison from which he escaped in July, a cascade of revelations has shown drug trafficking infamy to be inextricably mixed up with Hollywood celebrity culture.


Before El Chapo, Kate del Castillo Stole Hearts Playing a Trans Prison Inmate

The soap opera star's life took a B-movie turn when she hooked Sean Penn up with a Mexican drug lord, but she already had camp credentials from her starring role in 2012 prison drama "K-11."


Sean Penn, Who? — The Leaked Messages Between El Chapo and Kate del Castillo

A series of flirtatious mobile phone messages between the drug lord and Mexican actress Kate del Castillo, when he was still a fugitive, appear to show him both somewhat careless with his security, as well as ignorant of Hollywood royalty.