With brazen escape, 'El Chapo' legend grows

Jul 13, 2015

With brazen escape, 'El Chapo' legend grows

Folk bands sang his praises. When he was arrested, supporters protested in his home state. Now that Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has escaped again, singers may add a new verse. Guzman, 58, nurtured a Robin Hood image in his northwestern state ...

Lynch: U.S. ready to help hunt down escaped drug kingpin 'El Chapo'

Jul 13, 2015

Lynch: U.S. ready to help hunt down escaped drug kingpin 'El Chapo'

The United States is ready to help Mexican authorities in their hunt for escaped drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Sunday. Guzman escaped down an elaborate, 1.5-km (one-mile) tunnel Saturday, marking his second jail break and an embarrassing ...

Mexico drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes prison again

Jul 12, 2015

Mexico drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes prison again

Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has escaped from a maximum-security prison for the second time in 14 years, authorities said Sunday, dealing an embarrassing blow to the government. The kingpin was last spotted by security cameras in the shower area of the ...

Jul 4, 2015

Beltran Leyva cartel boss is arrested in Mexico City

One of the leaders of the once-powerful Beltran Leyva drug cartel was arrested Friday in a trendy neighborhood in Mexico City, authorities said. Martin Villegas Navarrete, 38, was captured without a shot being fired while celebrating his birthday in the Roma Norte district of ...

Mexicans bash pinata of Trump, calling him an imbecile

Jun 27, 2015

Mexicans bash pinata of Trump, calling him an imbecile

Few presidents of Mexico have managed to unite the country in the way Donald Trump did after he launched his U.S. presidential bid a week ago with a string of broadsides against America’s southern neighbor. “Imbecile,” “racist,” “absurd” and “ignorant” were some of the ...