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Mexico busts giant weed greenhouses in Jalisco allegedly run by team of Colombians

Mexican authorities discovered three enormous hauls of marijuana across the western states of Jalisco and Nayarit this week, including a sophisticated plantation with genetically modified crops allegedly run by a team of Colombians. 181 more words


Compared to other cartels, Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's Sinaloa seen as mild

BADIRAGUATO, Mexico — People living in the hometown of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman have heard stories of his benevolence: gifts of medicine for the poor, deliveries of drinking water to storm-stricken towns. 915 more words


'He's going to want to regain the control': 'El Chapo' faces changed drug landscape after escaping prison

MEXICO CITY •  Mexico’s most powerful drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, has a lot to catch up on as he returns to a drug-trafficking landscape that shifted considerably during his 17 months behind bars. 544 more words




On July 11, 2015, the drug kingpin escaped for the second time from Altiplano prison, a supposedly maximum-security facility located west of Mexico City. El Chapo’s escape came 13 years after he escaped from another maximum security prison, Puente Grande, in Jalisco state. 61 more words


Mexico's Jailbreak Drug Lord El Chapo Taunts the World/Police on Twitter

Mexico drugs lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman has taken to Twitter yet again to taunt the world over his astonishing jailbreak.
The billionaire cartel boss – one of the world’s most wanted men – is believed to have paid off prison guards $50million to secure his escape – and has promised that if he’s caught, he’ll just do it again. 548 more words


Narco culture explodes as El Chapo T-shirts sell off the racks

T-shirts with iconic images of Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquín “Chapo” Guzmán are the new hot fashion item this week after the drug kingpin escaped from a Mexican maximum security prison last Saturday night. 408 more words

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With El Chapo’s escape, experts fear more bloodshed along Texas-Mexico border

The Dallas Morning News

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sent a blunt message to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, warning the man known as “Shorty” and other drug cartel members, not to mess with Texas. 85 more words