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Mexico's Sinaloa drug chief arrested (Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
| 22 Feb 2014
| ALICIA A. CALDWELL and KATHERINE CORCORAN
Posted on 02/22/2014 11:18:16 AM PST by sean327
MEXICO CITY (AP) The head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel who was the world's most powerful drug lord was captured overnight by U.S. and Mexican authorities at a condominium in Mazatlan, Mexico, The Associated Press learned Saturday, ending a bloody decades-long career that terrorized swaths of the country.A senior U.S. law enforcement official said Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was taken alive overnight by Mexican marines in the beach resort town. The official was not authorized to discuss the arrest and spoke on condition of anonymity.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Mexico; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: drugcartels; elchapo; elmayo; guzman; ismaelelmayozambada; ismaelzambada; joaquinelchapoguzman; joaquinguzman; mazatlan; mexico; sinaloa; sinaloacartel; sinoloa
This is a good arrest for Mexico and the US, but his seat most like has already been filled. He escaped from a Mexican prison once. Will Mexico extradite him to the US?
posted on 02/22/2014 11:18:16 AM PST
And like Al-qaeda, number two simply becomes number one.
posted on 02/22/2014 11:19:55 AM PST
Is this arrest a side effect of the vigilante take-over in another part of Mexico? Authorities deciding they better get their act together?
posted on 02/22/2014 11:25:25 AM PST
(Over production, one of the top 5 worries for the American Farmer every year.)
There is no war on drugs. If there were, ole Chapo would have been dead years ago and his number would know the same awaits him.
posted on 02/22/2014 11:26:15 AM PST
(2A can't survive dem majorities)
I don’t think so. From the article and others I’ve read it looks like this operation was in the works for some time. There were a few near misses over the last month.
posted on 02/22/2014 11:27:33 AM PST
(God created all men equal, then some become Marines!)
Guzman must have been pretty far behind in his Juice payments on both sides of the border. Or maybe the Zetas are paying better. Or maybe
Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada decided on a not too unfriendly take over.
posted on 02/22/2014 11:31:09 AM PST
(I am feeling more like Philip Nolan every day)
......turn him over to Texas Ranger Joaquin Jackson (ret) at the Laraedo bridge with orders to get all the info he can out of the sob any way he can, on his own schedule, and then hang him from a mesquite tree when he is done with him.
posted on 02/22/2014 11:36:35 AM PST
(it's the debt bomb stupid!)
BO will take all of the credit.
posted on 02/22/2014 12:58:32 PM PST
(The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
BO failed to receive his monthly fee.
Maybe NSA’s capabilities to monitor the phone calls/texts of people focused in on a real criminal instead of tea party members, real republicans, law abiding Americans and our foreign allies.
Now turn those powers on to the foreign credit card hackers who hacked Target, Nordstrom and ?. After identifying them, send a personal “candy gram” delivered by a drone.
posted on 02/24/2014 12:07:34 PM PST
by Grampa Dave
( Obozo Care is a Trinity of Lies! Obozo Care is probably a serious Black Swan event.)
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