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Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán's trial: From shocking to bizarre

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Then they are also fighting La Resistencia for control of Jalisco. The murders, which happened in the next-door state of Michoacan, marked a return to the grisly massacres carried out by drug cartels at the height of Mexico's 2006-2012 drug war. They are currently fighting La Nueva Plaza for control of Guadalajara, Los Viagras for the state of Michoacan and bitter rivals Los Zetas for the city of Puebla. They used an escape tunnel under a bathtub to flee, trudging through mud for an hour before surfacing,. The property also had a house, pool and tennis courts nearby, Mr Martinez said. Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez Lopez was already trapped in an impossible extramarital relationship with Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman when she found herself in an even crazier bind — fleeing with Guzman and others from authorities through an underground tunnel, her outlaw love interest stark naked. El Chapo was violent, but El Mencho has taken it to a new level.

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Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán's trial: From shocking to bizarre

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Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team? Email us at or call 0207 782 4368. Blinged-out weaponry The drug lord's reputed extravagance extended even to his extensive collection of weaponry, the trial has heard. The surge in disappearances marks a frightening development in a country where more than 40,000 people have been reported missing since 2006. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click. The gang are currently caught fight an increasingly bloody and violent drug war with a number of gangs. He had burns made with a car lighter all over his body.

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El Chapo News and Updates on the Sinaloa Cartel kingpin

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The bodies of 44 missing people — many of them women - were last month been found buried in a water well in an area of Mexico notorious for brutal drug cartel executions. Cifuentes, who prosecutors say spent two years hiding from authorities with El Chapo in the Mexican mountains, claims that El Chapo would drug and rape girls as young as 13 years old,. He mentioned secret meetings in 2014, where Emma Coronel delivered detailed instructions from her husband to the plotters. Testifying in court, Damaso Lopez said his boss' wife and sons had been involved from the start to get El Chapo out of Altiplano prison. Mr Zambada testified that the alleged drug kingpin had the brother of another cartel leader killed because he did not shake Guzmán's hand. Jesús Malverde has been celebrated as a Robin Hood-type hero who, legend says, stole from the rich and gave to the poor in the early 1900s.

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El Chapo News and Updates on the Sinaloa Cartel kingpin

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Until then, the government requested Guzmán be held in restrictive detention. As the mistress began to cry while testifying, the drug lord's wife, Ms Coronel, reportedly cackled in the gallery. A woman named Comadre Maria would routinely send El Chapo photographs of young girls that he and his associates could pick from. The notorious narco known as El Chapo has achieved one of his greatest aspirations. The Jalisco cartel are also believed to be responsible for the , whose naked bodies were dangled from a bridge. He is the most famous drug lord of all time. In the past drug cartels would torture and kill enemies but not attack innocents.

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El Chapo

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For more than three hours the drug lord brutally beat them, Guzmán's former bodyguard said. That amounts to over 328 million lines of cocaine, said the prosecutor. The defense has a week to reply. According to local human rights organizations, in recent years more than 8,000 people have disappeared in Jalisco. The man was still gasping for air - but he was dumped in a hole and buried alive, Mr Valdez Rios said. But both men are now in jail on firearms and gun charges.

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'El Chapo': Prosecutors worry Joaquín Guzmán is plotting another escape

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On one occasion, he allegedly shot a rival cartel member and buried the victim alive. According to new court filings obtained by The Washington Post, the government opposed all of the above and alleged the request was part of a ploy to escape from prison or silence cooperating witnesses. But now there are no limits to the areas that drug cartels will enter or the barbarity of their tactics. Below are some of the most disturbing testimonies by witnesses in the high-profile trial in New York as well as some allegations which are plain bizarre. In the video, a group of ten alleged gang members wearing military-style combat gear and armed with rifles surround a captured man from a rival drug gang.

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