Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Captured, A Third Time
Six months after his second escape from prison, Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán Loera, one of Mexico's most notorious drug lords, has been recaptured by Mexican authorities.
January 8, 2016
Four Mexican Prison Workers Charged in the Escape of "El Chapo"
Four security workers failed to properly sound the alarm to superiors upon the drug kingpin's escape from a Mexican super-max prison in July, said a federal court.
September 8, 2015
The Staggering Death Toll of Mexico's Drug War
In the last seven years, killings in Mexico have steadily, if quietly, outpaced the number of civilian deaths in Afghanistan and Iraq combined.
July 27, 2015
Locked In a Garage with One of "El Chapo" Guzmán’s Meth Traffickers
In their quest to find and interview the drug kingpin known as "El Chapo," two filmmakers found themselves locked in a garage with a meth trafficker.
July 21, 2015
Meet the Mother of "El Chapo": "Even as a Little Child, He Had Ambitions"
“I remember he had a lot of paper money — little notes of 50’s and 5’s,” the drug kingpin's mother told FRONTLINE in a rare on-camera interview prior to her son's 2014 arrest. "He’d count and recount them, then tie them up in little piles."
July 17, 2015
Drug Kingpin "El Chapo" Guzmán Escapes Prison For a Second Time
Joaquín Guzmán Loera's escape from a maximum security prison in Mexico on Saturday began through a 20 inch by 20 inch opening dug from his shower stall.
July 12, 2015
Coming in July on FRONTLINE
This month, go inside a secret network that's rescuing women being held captive by ISIS.
July 2, 2015
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