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El Chapo's lawyers denounce 'cruel and unusual' prison conditions

New York - Lawyers for convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have denounced his prison conditions and made several requests, including more water and fresh air and earplugs to allow him to sleep.

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' seeks new trial

New York - Lawyers for the convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman requested a new trial Tuesday, saying some jurors followed media coverage of the first one, violating the judge's orders.

El Chapo to seek new trial over jury misconduct, lawyer says

New York - Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman -- convicted earlier this month of trafficking crimes spanning a quarter-century -- plans to request a new trial following media reports of jury misconduct, his lawyer announced Friday.

El Chapo likely headed to 'Alcatraz of the Rockies'

Los Angeles - He has already managed to escape twice from high-security prisons in Mexico.But this time, crime lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman may find it more difficult to slip away from the "Supermax" prison in Colorado where he is likely headed.

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' found guilty by NY jury

New York - Mexican mobster Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was found guilty Tuesday by a New York jury of crimes spanning a quarter of a century as head of one of the world's most powerful drugs gangs.

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' convicted by NY jury

New York - Mexican mobster Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was convicted Tuesday of crimes spanning a quarter-century in a trial that laid bare his lavish lifestyle and penchant for extreme violence as the head of one of the world's most powerful gangs.

El Chapo defense to US jury: Don't believe 'garbage' testimony

New York - Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's defense team on Thursday urged a US jury not to believe "garbage" testimony of government witnesses, insisting their client was not the real mastermind of the Sinaloa cartel.

US prosecutors to El Chapo jury: 'Do not let him escape'

New York - US federal prosecutors on Wednesday urged a New York jury to convict Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, saying the "avalanche of evidence" presented over the past three months proved his guilt.

Did El Chapo's sons kill acclaimed journalist? Doubts arise in Mexico

Mexico - Who ordered the murder of acclaimed Mexican journalist Javier Valdez?The former right-hand man to Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says it was the kingpin's sons. But a friend and colleague of the late reporter rejected that theory Thursday.

At El Chapo trial, ex-hitman tells of kingpin's gruesome tactics

New York - A former hitman for Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Thursday offered gruesome testimony in a US court about acts of torture and killings of rivals allegedly committed by the ex-Sinaloa boss.

El Chapo's sons killed Mexican journalist Javier Valdez, witness tells trial

New York - The sons of former drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman killed Mexican journalist Javier Valdez because he insisted on publishing an interview with a drug trafficker, who told of the murder in court Wednesday.

El Chapo's high life: Swiss clinics, mansions and a zoo

New York - Rejuvenation treatments at Swiss clinics, a beachfront mansion in Acapulco and a private zoo of lions: the US trial of drug baron Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was given an extraordinary glimpse Tuesday into his life of excess.

Mexico court dismisses Chapo extradition appeals

Mexico - Mexico's Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed appeals by jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman against his extradition to the United States, a court source said.

Mexico charges four with helping drug lord 'El Chapo' flee

- A court in Mexico formally charged four criminal justice workers for their alleged role in the July prison escape of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Op-Ed: Fugitive Drug Lord Joaquin Guzman Makes Forbes Billionaire List

Whoever said crime doesn’t pay wasn't totally correct when it comes to drug lords. Fugitive drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, whereabouts unknown and at the top of Mexico’s Most Wanted list also made Forbes Magazine’s billionaire list.
 

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