Tag Archives: El Chapo

“Love and peace.” That was Lopez Obrador’s message after two police officers were decapitated by the Sinaloa Cartel in 2006. And it was not an exception. During the 2005-2006 presidential campaign, Lopez Obrador either refused to talk about El Chapo and his cartel, or blamed the government for the drug-related killings, exonerating the narcos. In… Continue reading

On 8 February 2016, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced the recapture of the fugitive drug lord Joaquin Guzmán, better known as El Chapo, six months after he escaped from a Mexican maximum security prison. The President wrote on his Twitter account: “Mission accomplished: we have him.” El Chapo’s July 2015 escape through a tunnel… Continue reading