Fugitive drug lord ‘El Chapo’ has been captured, Mexican president says

January 8, 2016 6:55 PM

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Drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, who escaped from a maximum-security prison in Mexico more than six months ago, has been recaptured, President Enrique Peña Nieto announced Friday.

Guzmán, head of the ­Sinaloa drug cartel, escaped from his cell in July through a specially dug tunnel.

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