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Growers fret as Mexico moves to legalize marijuana

Apr. 15, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

BADIRAGUATO, Mexico (AP) — For the first time that María can remember, half of her marijuana harvest is still in storage on her ranch in Mexico’s Sinaloa state months after it should have been sold. Sitting in her wooden house tucked into the same mountains that...

Mexico president justifies release of kingpin targeted by US

Apr. 07, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Wednesday defended the 2013 ruling that freed one of the drug lords most wanted by U.S. authorities, even though Mexico’s Supreme Court later ruled it was a mistake. Rafael Caro Quintero walked free...

Brother of Honduran president sentenced to life in drug case

Mar. 30, 2021 22:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The brother of Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday after he was convicted at a trial that a prosecutor said exposed him as a central figure in one of the world's largest and most violent drug conspiracies. ...

US prosecutors allege Honduras president helped move drugs

Mar. 09, 2021 23:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An accountant witnessed meetings between Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández and a drug trafficker in which they planned the trafficking of cocaine to the U.S., federal prosecutors in New York said Tuesday. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jacob Gutwillig...

El Chapo's wife goes from obscurity to celebrity to arrest

Feb. 24, 2021 19:19 PM EST

CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — Despite her status as the wife of the world’s most notorious drug boss, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, Emma Coronel Aispuro lived mostly in obscurity -- until her husband went to prison for life. Then, suddenly, she was a presence on social...

Judge says wife of drug kingpin 'El Chapo' must stay in jail

Feb. 23, 2021 17:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. judge ordered the wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to remain behind bars Tuesday after she was charged with helping her husband run his multibillion-dollar criminal empire. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, a dual U.S.-Mexican...

US judge orders wife of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ to remain temporarily jailed after drug trafficking arrest

Feb. 23, 2021 13:14 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — US judge orders wife of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ to remain temporarily jailed after drug trafficking arrest.

Wife of drug kingpin El Chapo arrested on US drug charges

Feb. 23, 2021 09:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was arrested in the United States and accused of helping her husband run his multibillion-dollar cartel and plot his audacious escape from a Mexican prison in 2015. Emma Coronel Aispuro, a...

Justice Department: Wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman arrested on US drug trafficking charges

Feb. 22, 2021 17:28 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department: Wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman arrested on US drug trafficking charges.