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  • US prosecutors jockeying to try captured drug lord

    Federal prosecutors across the United States are already jockeying over who will handle any case against drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, even though it's far from clear whether he'll ever be brought to this country to face charges.


  • Mexico makes clear it will hold on to 'El Chapo'

    Mexico made clear Tuesday it is determined to keep Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in its highest-security prison for the foreseeable future, putting off U.S. extradition in a move that could bolster President Enrique Pena Nieto's nationalist credentials but also shine a spotlight on the country's woeful judicial system.


  • In this Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City, Mexico. Guzman, the head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, was captured overnight in the beach resort town of Mazatlan. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

    Mexico makes clear it will hold on to 'El Chapo'

    Mexico made clear Tuesday it is determined to keep Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in its highest-security prison for the foreseeable future, putting off U.S. extradition in a move that could bolster President Enrique Pena Nieto's nationalist credentials but also shine a spotlight on the country's woeful judicial system.


  • Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. A senior U.S. law enforcement official said Saturday, that Guzman, the head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, was captured alive overnight in the beach resort town of Mazatlan. Guzman faces multiple federal drug trafficking indictments in the U.S. and is on the Drug Enforcement Administration's most-wanted list. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

    Drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman charged in Mexico

    Mexican authorities have set in motion a legal process that makes it unlikely drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will soon face U.S. cases also pending against him.


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  • What's ahead for drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman?

    The Mexican government has extradited suspected drug kingpins to the U.S. in the past, but none with a higher profile than Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who was arrested Saturday in the Mexican port city of Mazatlan. The Sinaloa cartel leader faces charges in at least seven U.S. federal judicial districts - Brooklyn, N.Y.; Concord, N.H.; Chicago; Del Rio, Texas; El Paso, Texas; Miami; and San Diego.


  • In this Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City, Mexico. Guzman, the head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, was captured overnight in the beach resort town of Mazatlan. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

    Mexico capo's arrest unlikely to slow top cartel

    Like a Fortune 500 company losing its chief executive, the powerful Sinaloa cartel is likely to stay in business at least in the short term, selling billions of dollars of illegal drugs despite the arrest of its legendary leader, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.


  • Captured Guzman to keep Public Enemy No. 1 title

    Reputed drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will retain his title as Chicago's Public Enemy No. 1 despite his recent capture in Mexico.


  • ** FILE ** In this June 10, 1993, file photo, Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is shown to the press at the Almoloya de Juarez, a high security prison on the outskirts of Mexico City. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

    'El Chapo' Guzman drug arrest sparks trial territory dispute: U.S. or Mexico?

    The U.S. and Mexico are disputing who will be first to try Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the man who spent 13 years eluding top law enforcement and military investigators while running a worldwide drug operation.


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