Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 6 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News    H4'ed 1/8/16

Notorious Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' recaptured months after brazen escape

Quicklink Submitted By   No comments
Become a Premium Member Would you like to know how many people have read this article? Or how reputable the author is? Simply sign up for a Advocate premium membership and you'll automatically see this data on every article. Plus a lot more, too.
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples
Become a Fan
  (49 fans)
Joaquin .El Chapo. Guzman recaptured
Joaquin .El Chapo. Guzman recaptured
(Image by DrossRotzank.)
  Details   DMCA

The world’s most wanted drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, was recaptured in western Mexico on Friday after a fierce pre-dawn gunbattle that left five people dead, Mexican authorities said. Guzman's capture was the stunning culmination of a furious manhunt that began when the drug lord tunneled out of a maximum-security prison nearly six months ago. Members of the Mexican navy raided a home after a tip about gunmen inside, setting off a shootout that also injured one of the Mexican marines, according to a military statement. It was not immediately clear whether Mexico would try again to hold Guzman behind bars or extradite him to the United States. 
Read the rest of the story HERE:



News 1   Valuable 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Sheila Samples Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: