Wife of Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo pleads guilty for role in cartel

The wife of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Emma Coronel Aispuro, on Thursday pleaded guilty in federal court for her role in helping her husband run the Sinaloa cartel of smugglers. Clad in a green jumpsuit and wearing a white face mask, Coronel appeared for a court hearing before U.S. District Judge Rudolph… Read More Wife of Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo pleads guilty for role in cartel

U.S. lifts sanctions on Sinaloa cartel senior figure Jesus Zambada

The United States lifted financial sanctions on a top lieutenant of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel on Wednesday, saying Jesus “El Rey” Zambada, who gave testimony against kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, had shown behavioral change. Information published by the U.S. Treasury Department said that Zambada was removed from the sanctions list of the Office of… Read More U.S. lifts sanctions on Sinaloa cartel senior figure Jesus Zambada

Wife of Mexican drug cartel kingpin El Chapo arrested in Virginia

The wife of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the imprisoned former leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, was arrested on Monday over her alleged involvement in international drug trafficking, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, a regular attendee at her husband’s trial two years ago, was arrested at Dulles International Airport in… Read More Wife of Mexican drug cartel kingpin El Chapo arrested in Virginia

U.S. court convicts Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman

The world’s most infamous cartel boss Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, who rose from poverty in rural Mexico to amass billions of dollars, was found guilty in a U.S. court on Tuesday of smuggling tons of drugs to the United States over a violent, colorful, decades-long career. Jurors in federal court in Brooklyn convicted Guzman, head… Read More U.S. court convicts Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman