Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán has asked his lawyers to speed up his extradition to the United States out of "desperation" over being sleep-deprived in prison, his attorney said Wednesday.
"I have a regret that the entire discussion about this article ignores its purpose, which was to try to contribute to this discussion about the policy in the war on drugs," Penn told "60 Minutes" correspondent Charlie Rose.
The U.S. Spanish-language television network Univision announced Tuesday it will air a series later this year on the life of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, written by a former Colombian trafficker.
Mexican federal officials say marine special forces closed in on drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán in the Durango-Sinaloa mountain region last week but that he slipped away, injuring himself in the leg and face because he fell while fleeing.
Grupo Rev plans to rake in the pesos this Halloween season with its newest ensemble of latex masks and prison attire that resembles the man who for years trafficked cocaine to the United States, shipped methamphetamines to Canada and distributed ecstasy to as far off as Europe.
Imagine 43 students suddenly vanishing with hardly a trace. Then add half a dozen dead bodies, more than 100 arrests, mass graves, allegations of torture, political scandals, a protest movement not seen since the 1960s and a prison escape by the world's most wanted criminal. That is what Mexico has gone through, just in the past year.