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Children of Mexican former drug lord El Chapo build makeshift school for the poor

Nov 13 2020

CULIACAN, Mexico The children of former drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman helped build a makeshift school near the Mexican city of Culiacan for families who have no access to online classes during the coronavirus pandemic, residents said.

Armed attacks in Mexico's Sinaloa state leave 16 dead

Jun 26 2020

CULIACAN, Mexico Two armed attacks in the violence-plagued western Mexican state of Sinaloa, home of notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, have left 16 people dead, the head of the state's public security ministry said on Thursday. | Video

No scandal here: Mexico president defends meeting mother of drug lord 'El Chapo'

Mar 30 2020

MEXICO CITY/BADIRAGUATO, Mexico Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday defended his weekend handshake with the mother of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, calling her a "respectable old lady" and seeking to cast his critics as the principal menace to the country.

Mexico president visits 'El Chapo's' home turf, shakes hands with his mother

Mar 30 2020

BADIRAGUATO, Mexico Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Sunday shook hands with the mother of the country's most infamous drug trafficker, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, during a visit to their hometown, long a stronghold of the Sinaloa cartel.

In El Chapo's home state, Mexicans bemoan his punishment far from home

Jul 17 2019

CULIACAN, Mexico Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is never going back home to Sinaloa.

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