Tag Archives: Mexico

Mexican Kingpin “El Chapo” Seeks Speedier Extradition to the United States

BY: CONNIE CHEN Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is back behind bars at the Altiplano prison—the same prison that he escaped from seven months ago. Except this time, he’s asking to be extradited to the United States, and he wants to go as soon as possible. “El Chapo” has become a legend in […]

Mexico’s Reform Offers Hope for a New Renewable Energy Market

BY EMILY BALTER The Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law gave Mexico’s energy reform the number two spot on the Top Ten Energy and Natural Resources Issues of 2015, and here’s why. [1] Seventy-seven years ago Mexico created a state-owned monopoly system and “sent foreign competitors packing.” [2] In August of 2014, Mexico’s President, […]

El Chapo Escapes Justice in America: Mexico Chooses Not to Extradite Cartel Head

BY RYAN FORREST—Mexico’s largest drug kingpin might still face justice, but it probably won’t be in the United States. Recently, the Attorney General of Mexico announced that it has no intention of extraditing Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States to face a wide array of charges across the country, including drug trafficking, money […]

Will the United States attempt to extradite Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman?

BY FRANK WEHR–On February 22, 2014, Mexican marines captured and arrested Mexican drug cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.[1]  Guzman, who was widely regarded as the world’s most wanted drug lord, was arrested through a covert operation at his modest condo in the Avenida del Mar condo tower in the pacific resort town of Mazatlan.[2]  […]