Mexico Arrests El Chapo with Help from the U.S.

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Thursday, May 1, 2014
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
30
Issue: 
5
Abstract: 
On February 22, 2014, Mexican marines and U.S. agents arrested Joaquín Guzman Loera, “El Chapo”, an alleged major drug kingpin of Sinaloa.  He was arrested in the early morning in a 12-story condominium in Maztlán, ending long-held assumptions about the impunity of Mexican mobsters.[1]