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El Chapo's Wife Arrested

Emma Coronel Aispuro accused of helping Joaquin Guzman run drug cartel

(Newser) - The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was arrested Monday in the United States and accused of helping her husband run his multibillion-dollar cartel and plot his audacious escape from a Mexican prison in 2015. Emma Coronel Aispuro, a 31-year-old former beauty queen, was arrested at...

El Chapo's Wife Assisted Escape, Witness Says

She was in on the meetings, former henchman says

(Newser) - The wife of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman played a key role in his infamous 2015 escape from prison through a tunnel dug into the shower of his cell, a witness testified Wednesday at the kingpin's US trial. Damaso Lopez Nunez, once a loyal lieutenant for...

El Chapo Mistress Testifies. His Wife Laughs

Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez Lopez says drug lord was naked during tunnel escape

(Newser) - The trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman veered into Jerry Springer Show territory Thursday with testimony from Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez Lopez, one of the drug lord's former mistresses. When asked what kind of relationship she had with Guzman, she said: "Well, until today, I thought we were...

Court Sees El Chapo's Texts to Wife, Mistress

He joked about giving baby daughter an AK-47

(Newser) - Drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was so paranoid that he installed spyware on the phones of his wife and mistress, along with those of dozens of associates. He wasn't paranoid enough, however, to realize that the FBI had flipped his IT guy . The New York Times reports...

El Chapo's Young Wife Gives First Interview

She's worried he might not survive prison

(Newser) - It's no surprise that Mexico is keeping a very close eye on drug lord Joaquin Guzman after recapturing him for the second time—but that doesn't mean his wife has to like it. In her first public comments about "El Chapo," beauty queen Emma Coronel says...

Mexican Drug Lord's Twins Born in LA County Hospital

Joaquin Guzman's wife, daughters hold US citizenship

(Newser) - Mexico's most wanted drug lord is the proud father of two of America's newest citizens. Emma Coronel, the wife of Sinalao cartel kingpin Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, gave birth to twin girls in an LA County hospital last month, the Los Angeles Times reports. The 22-year-old former beauty...

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