Mexican government tries to assassin El Chapo with cyanide in prison, the CIA and DEA saved him, by moving him to another prison.

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In another twist in the life of drug lord Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, there’s a very strong rumor that the whole moving to another prison ordeal in northern Mexico, then a Mexican judge granting his extradition to the U.S. government a few days later is the result of a plot from the Mexican government to have him assassinated. According to information obtained by Cartelblog.com from close associates and even some…

Here’s why the U.S. government is dropping all murder charges against El Chapo.

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American authorities preparing for the extradition of the alleged drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán to stand trial in the US appear to have quietly scrapped plans to prosecute him for a series of brutal murders committed inside Mexico. A detailed list of a dozen specific killings that were previously tied to the notorious Sinaloa cartel leader has been dropped from Guzmán’s charge sheet by federal prosecutors in New York without any…

The Queen of the Pacific speaks out!!

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Inside the front door of Sandra Ávila Beltrán’s home is an altar and lit candles that form a crowded shrine to her first husband (riddled by gunfire), her second husband (stabbed through the heart) and her brother (tortured to death). All were murdered during Mexico’s ongoing cocaine wars. Ávila is the stuff legends are made of – one of the few women with access to the highest levels of cartel…

Seconds judge agrees to extradite El Chapo to the U.S. report says.

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A second Mexican judge has ruled that the extradition of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States can go forward, judicial authorities announced Monday. The process still awaits approval of Mexico’s foreign ministry and it can be appealed. The judge’s decision was on an extradition request from a federal court in Texas. Last week, another judge made the same determination on a separate extradition request from a federal court…

Mexican judge gives green light to extradite El Chapo to the U.S..

Sinaloa chief Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted by Mexican marines following his arrest.

A Mexican judge has ruled that Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman can be extradited to face drug trafficking charges in the United States, the country’s federal court authority said on Monday, days after he was moved to a prison near the U.S. border. A source at the foreign ministry said nothing was likely to happen for weeks, however. Early Saturday, Guzman was moved to a high security prison in the northern…

Chess move by El Chapo? He’s transferred to a non maximum security prison in Juarez, Mexico.

Mexico has transferred the convicted drug lord, Joaquin Guzman, to a prison close to the border with the US. Known as “El Chapo”, he was taken to a prison near Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso in Texas, as part of a normal rotation of prisoners for security reasons, officials said. The head of the Sinaloa drug cartel, Guzman was re-captured in January, six months after he escaped…

El Chapo Guzman smuggled melted gold back to Mexico as drug profits out of US

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Mexican drug cartels apparently find it difficult to launder money made in the US. Sending cash through banks is more difficult, so ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s Sinaloa cartel turned its drug profits into a river of molten gold. The cartel was buying gold in pawn shops, sending it to Florida to be melted down and sold. The money was then sneaked it out to Mexico with fake invoices, Bloombergreports, quoting court…