Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s silver screen dreams led to capture

January 9, 2016 6:32 PM

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The head of the international Sinaloa Cartel, who may not be extradited to the U.S. any time soon, was recaptured in part due to the fact that he wanted to film a biopic.

MEXICO CITY—Mexican officials say dreams of Hollywood helped them track down and capture the world’s most notorious drug trafficker. Now they face the decision of whether Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should face a nightmare he’s long tried to avoid: extradition to the United States.

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