‘El Chapo’ Guzmán re-captured

The internet is abuzz with the recapture of El Chapo Guzman.

The Toronto Star has details and a video of Peña Nieto’s announcement (after a lovely ad for Ottawa): Mexican president announces the recapture of drug lord


Five people were killed and one Mexican marine wounded in the clash at a house. It was unclear if Guzman was there or nearby when the raid was under way. Another law enforcement official said Guzman was captured at a motel on the outskirts of Los Mochis, Sinaloa.

CBC says: Joaquin (El Chapo) Guzman, fugitive drug lord, captured in Mexico

The world’s most-wanted drug lord was captured for a third time in a daring raid on Friday by Mexican marines, six months after he tunneled out of a maximum security prison in a made-for-Hollywood escape that deeply embarrassed the government and strained ties with the United States.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *