Saturday, February 22, 2014
World's Most Powerful Drug Lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Captured
The New York Post offers a piece on the capture of the notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
MEXICO CITY — The head of Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel who was the world’s most powerful drug lord was captured overnight by US and Mexican authorities at a condominium in Mazatlan, Mexico, The Associated Press learned Saturday, ending a bloody decades-long career that terrorized swaths of the country.
A senior US law enforcement official said Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was taken alive overnight by Mexican marines in the beach resort town. The official was not authorized to discuss the arrest and spoke on condition of anonymity.
Guzman, 56, was found with an unidentified woman. The US Drug Enforcement Administration and the Marshals Service were “heavily involved” in the capture, the official said. No shots were fired.
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