El Chapo net worth: How much money did Joaquin Guzman make? Netflix series explained

El Chapo charts Guzman’s journey from a low-level gang member to the world’s most wanted drug lord. As head of the Sinaloa Cartel, Guzman smuggled unimaginable quantities of drugs from Mexico into the US. In 1993 he was arrested and imprisoned in Mexico, but he escaped eight years into a 20 year sentence. Guzman was […]

Michael Bay Tops Studio’s Wish List to Direct Subtle, Nuanced Character Study of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán

The story of a man who escaped from prison via a tunnel that was dug into his cell and equipped with a motorcycle is a story that pretty much begs to be turned into a film, and so it is that there’s apparently a movie in the works about Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán. El Chapo […]

Nearly half of Mexicans think ‘El Chapo’ Guzman shouldn’t have been extradited

Reuters Nearly half of Mexicans don’t think their government should’ve sent Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the US, and more than 60% think the Mexican government should’ve held on to him for negotiations with President Donald Trump. The poll, conducted two days after Guzman was sent north on Jan. 19, queried 400 Mexicans about the […]

Pablo Escobar & ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán: How 2 of the world’s most powerful and dangerous drug lords compare

Since the late 1970s, two men have emerged as the most powerful and most dangerous drug lords in the world. Pablo Escobar, a farmer’s son from rural Colombia, and Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, a product of Mexico’s rugged Sierra Madre Mountains, have delivered immeasurable amounts of cocaine and other drugs to the world during their respective […]

‘El Chapo’ Guzmán ekes out a small victory ahead of his next US federal court appearance

© Mexican Interior Ministry/AFP/File New York (AFP) – Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, one of the world’s most notorious criminals, will appear in person and not by video link at his next US court hearing, a judge agreed Wednesday. It was a swift, if small, victory for public defenders representing the 59-year-old two-time […]