Jeffrey Lichtman, lawyer for, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’,  arrives at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse in New York on February 6th. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Whatever happens in the jury room in Brooklyn this Monday morning, people outside are starting to think the unthinkable: that Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmá(...)

A file photograph of  Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman being  escorted by soldiers in Mexico three years ago. Photograph: Henry Romero/Reuters.

Accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman once paid a $100 million bribe to then Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto, an ex-Guzman associa(...)

Emma Coronel Aispuro (centre) arrives for start of the trial of her husband, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the infamous drug lord known as El Chapo, at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/New York Times

The trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán was set to open in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday, amid intense p(...)

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán being taken from a place in New York by US law enforcement on January  19th, 2017. Photograph: US law enforcement via AP

Even as the Mexican police jet started its descent into Long Island, Joaquín Guzmán Loera had no idea where he was going. All he knew was that hours e(...)