Jun 21, 2012

Mexico captures suspected son of most wanted drug lord

Reuters: Mexico said on Thursday it has captured a man it believes is a son of the country's most wanted man, drug lord Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman.

The Mexican Navy captured Jesus Alfredo Guzman in the western state of Jalisco on Thursday morning, the navy said in a statement.

Joaquin Guzman, nicknamed "El Chapo" in Spanish, escaped a Mexican jail in a laundry cart in 2001 and runs the Sinaloa cartel, arguably the country's most powerful gang. Read more.

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