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Cartel member testifies against 'El Chapo' at US trial

Nov. 14, 2018 7:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An admitted former Mexican cartel member first met the notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman when he helped him evade a manhunt, he said in court testimony Wednesday. Taking the witness stand for the government at Guzman's U.S. trial, Jesus Zambada identified Guzman in the courtroom...

The Latest: Cartel member testifies at NY El Chapo trial

Nov. 14, 2018 3:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest at the New York trial of Mexican drug smuggler El Chapo (all times local): 3:15 p.m. An admitted former member of a Mexican drug cartel has identified Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (wah-KEEN' ehl CHAH'-poh gooz-MAHN') as one of the organization's leaders. Jesus Zambada named Guzman...

US trial of Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" gets underway

Nov. 13, 2018 7:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The infamous Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was alternately portrayed at his U.S. trial on Tuesday as a calculating leader of a bloodthirsty smuggling operation that funneled tons of cocaine and other drugs into American cities and a scapegoat for a conspiracy...

The Latest: Lawyer: El Chapo wasn't running violent cartel

Nov. 13, 2018 7:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest from the New York trial of the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" (all times local): 7 p.m. Two presidents of Mexico are denying a U.S. lawyer's claim they took bribes to protect drug traffickers. A lawyer for Mexican smuggler Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman told a jury in New York...

NOT REAL NEWS: Photos not of officers injured by migrants

Oct. 24, 2018 6:11 PM EDT

A set of three photos of injured federal police officers in Mexico were not taken after confrontations with migrants making their way in a caravan from Central America to the U.S., despite posts circulating on social media. In the most prominent photo, an officer is bleeding from a head wound. Gustavo Aguado...