Team for Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ launches PR blitz
Latin America & the Caribbean

Team for Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ launches PR blitz

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The once-secretive Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has launched a public relations blitz, calling on his lawyers and even his common-law wife to keep his name in the news. Emma Coronel, mother of Guzman’s twin 4-year-old daughters, has given unprecedented media interviews, issuing dire warnings about his health and … Continue reading

Apparent security easing precedes drug lord’s recapture
International News / Latin America & the Caribbean / Technology

Apparent security easing precedes drug lord’s recapture

LIMA, Peru (AP) — As the world’s most hunted man, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman had to know the most sophisticated information and surveillance technology available was marshalled against him: satellites, unmanned aircraft, NSA and DEA eavesdroppers, malware-sowing Mexican state hackers. Yet Guzman may have let his guard down before receiving Hollywood actors Sean Penn and … Continue reading