If the attorneys representing El Chapo, a.k.a. Joaquin Guzman, the infamous leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel, were overly concerned about getting paid, they may have wanted to think twice before accepting the representation. Getting paid has been an issue since the beginning of this representation. According to recent......
Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman is currently among the world’s loneliest criminals, following a series of stringent measures implemented by the U.S. government to prevent his escape and limit contact with the outside world. Show More Summary
Joaquin Guzman is eager to address the court directly in order to tell his family to pay his fees, Eduardo Balarezo told a hearing at a Brooklyn federal court. Mr Balarezo said Guzman wanted to knock down any speculation he might plead guilty and cooperate with American authorities. Show More Summary
Accused Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is struggling to pay his legal fees, his lawyer said Thursday as a US judge set his trial for September 5. "I have received a partial payment of my fees," lawyer Eduardo Balarezo told a pre-trial hearing at a US federal court in Brooklyn. Show More Summary
Who could blame a juror for wanting out of the El Chapo trial? After all, according to reports, the Mexican drug lord has hired hitmen to kill potential witnesses and informants in the past. But not jurors, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has promised in a motion before his upcoming......
A federal judge has ruled that jurors in Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's federal trial will have their identities hidden. Prosecutors argued this was necessary for their safety, though Guzman's defense said such measures would be prejudicial...Show More Summary
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is standing trial in the U.S. on charges including murder and drugs trafficking.
Jurors’ names, addresses and places of employment will be shielded from Joaquín Guzmán, his lawyers, prosecutors and the press A US judge in Brooklyn has ruled that the identities of jurors expected to decide the fate of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán at a trial later this year will be kept secret. Show More Summary
A federal judge has ordered that the identities of jurors in the upcoming trial against drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman be kept secret and that the jurors be partially sequestered during court proceedings to protect their privacy and safety. In court documents, U.S. prosecutors allege that...
A U.S. judge in Brooklyn has ruled that the identities of jurors expected to decide the fate of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman at a trial this year will be kept secret. In a decision on Monday, U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan said jurors’ names, addresses and...
The men and women picked to be jurors for the trial of drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman—better known by his alias El Chapo—have been granted special protections due to Guzman's notorious reputation. A New York judge ruled Monday that there...Show More Summary
The son of one of Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's closest associates pleaded guilty to drug-trafficking charges in the US this week. There are already signs the son is cooperating with US authorities, and he couldShow More Summary
A US judge on Wednesday postponed until September the trial in New York of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The 60-year-old kingpin, accused of running one of the world's biggest drug empires and who twice escaped prison in Mexico, was originally expected to go on trial in April. Show More Summary
A New York judge has delayed for almost a month the hearing of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals. Guzman's attorney Eduardo Balarezo had wanted Judge Brian Cogan to push back the hearing to April. Show More Summary
Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman became the face of the Mexican narco trafficking scene for years. Born in the late 1950s in the La Tuna, Sinaloa region, he gained significant experience in the trade while working for some of the country’s biggest drug trafficking organizations, finally creating his own, The Sinaloa Cartel. Show More Summary
A US judge on Wednesday authorized a psychologist to examine Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals, after his lawyer complained that his mental state is deteriorating in a New York jail. Show More Summary
Drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's lawyer says he has seen a "marked deterioration" in his client's mental state — including hallucinations, depression and memory loss — due to stringent jail condition. Read more| Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman's mental state has fallen apart rapidly within the last month, says his lawyer.
One of the top heroin traffickers for the sons of Sinaloa drug cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was arrested Thursday, Mexican prosecutors said.
Sean Penn, Netflix, and telenovela actress Kate del Castillo have been battling over The Day I Met El Chapo, a documentary about del Castillo and Penn’s 2015 meeting with cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman that premiered on October 20. Penn’s attorneys reportedly told Netflix that “blood will be on their ... More »