Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is escorted into a helicopter at Mexico City’s airport on January 8th, 2016 following his recapture during a  military operation in Los Mochis,  Sinaloa State. Photograph: Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images

A light rain pattered on the rooftops of Los Mochis in Friday’s pre-dawn darkness, the town silent and still as the Sea of Cortez lapped its shore. H(...)