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No earplugs or outdoor exercise for El Chapo

A federal judge denied Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's request for better prison conditions Monday after federal officials claimed some of the drug lord's demands might be part of a ruse aimed at helping him escape.

Prosecutors say El Chapo shouldn't get new trial

Prosecutors don't think Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman should get a new trial, or that jurors should be brought back to court for an evidentiary hearing to see if there was any juror misconduct during the Mexican drug lord's nearly three-month trial, according to a court filing Monday.

'El Chapo' Guzmán's lawyers to seek new trial

Attorneys for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán will seek a new trial after a report that jurors at the kingpin's drug conspiracy trial engaged in misconduct by following media coverage during the months-long proceedings.

What 'El Chapo' verdict means for powerful Sinaloa cartel

The verdict in the trial of the once-powerful leader of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel will have little impact on the operations of the world's largest drug trafficking organization or the tons of narcotics it smuggles into the United States, according to experts.

El Chapo's fate now rests with jury

Jurors began deliberating Monday afternoon in the case of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán, the beginning of the end to a case that featured 56 witnesses and 200 hours of tes

Prosecution rests case against 'El Chapo'

The prosecution rested its case against Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán on Monday, the 35th day of the Mexican druglord's trial in federal court in Brooklyn, New York. Over 50 witnesses have been called so far.

El Chapo trial witness describes meeting the boss

A key informant in the case against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman testified in federal court on Tuesday, highlighting his meetings with the reputed cartel boss and the bloody drug war that drove him to cooperate with investigators.