A marine involved in the assault who gave a tour of the house to a reporter from the Mexican network Televisa said there were more people inside than expected and they were more heavily armed, including with rocket-propelled grenades and .50 caliber sniper rifles.
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Agents notified Guzman at the maximum-security Altiplano prison where he is being held after being recaptured on Friday — six months after he escaped through a tunnel out of the same lockup.
The Veracruz state government said the bus was likely speeding, and the driver lost control when it went over a speed bump.
Guzman, whose nickname means “Shorty”, built the most powerful drug cartel in the world and escaped from prison twice in the last 15 years, inspiring the next generation of smugglers and gunslingers.
The world’s most wanted drug trafficker was arrested early Friday after a shootout in Los Mochis in his home state of Culiacan, six months after he escaped from Mexico’s most-secure prison.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced the capture of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman using his Twitter account
Mexican tourists spend about $2.6 billion in Arizona each year, according to the Arizona-Mexico Commission.
The videos were broadcast on the Internet, through email or on social networks.
The earthquake struck at 14:41 pm (local time) yesterday in the state of Guerrero, 34 kilometers northwest of the town of San Luis Acatlan and 257 kilometers south of Mexico City, according to the US Geological Survey.
The latest on Hurricane Patricia, a Category 5 storm that made landfall Friday in southwestern Mexico.
The US National Hurricane Center in Miami warned that preparations should be rushed to completion, saying the storm could cause coastal flooding, destructive waves and flash floods.
A popular getup for Halloween in Mexico this year is Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and reality TV star, who is disliked by many south of the border.
While the Mexican government said the Sept. 26 attack was a case of mistaken identity, the independent group’s report said it was a violent and coordinated attack against the students.
Espinosa had recently gone into self-exile from the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, where he felt under threat, according to Proceso magazine.