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Drug trafficker Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes prison

Editor's note: Following Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's escape from Mexico's highest security prison, the U.S. offered to assist in the manhunt for the Sinaloa Cartel head. The New York Times reports that Mexican officials have not given an answer on the extra help, "confounding law enforcement agencies on both sides of the border and undermining efforts to recapture Mr. Guzman." - Stephanie

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Drug trafficker Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes prison

Editor's note: This is the second time Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known as 'El Chapo,' has escaped from prison in Mexico. The leader of the feared Sinaloa drug cartel was captured first in 1993 in Guatemala before being tried and jailed. In 2001 he escaped from prison, living on the run for 13 years before being recaptured in 2014. A major search operation has been launched. - David

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Colombia

Mexican federal judge orders immediate release of cartel 'Queen of the Pacific' after throwing out 5-year money-laundering sentence; Sandra Avila Beltran had been jailed for her alleged role as a liaison between Mexican and Colombian drug cartels - @AP

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Chihuahua, MX

11 killed in confrontation between rival cartels fighting for control of Mexico's Tarahumara mountain range, officials say - @AP

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Sinaloa Cartel

High-ranking Sinaloa cartel member pleads guilty, cooperates with authorities, US prosecutors say - @AP

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Guatemala

Guatemala extradites suspected drug trafficker Waldemar Lorenzana to US, officials say; wanted for ties to Mexico's Sinaloa cartel - @Reuters

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Drug trafficker Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes prison

US Attorney's office: US to seek extradition of accused Mexican drug kingpin Guzman - @Reuters

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Drug trafficker Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes prison

House chairman encourages Mexico to extradite drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to US - @AP

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Drug trafficker Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes prison

US Attorney General Eric Holder calls Chapo Guzman arrest a 'landmark achievement' - @randyNYT

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Drug trafficker Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes prison

Photo: Sinaloa drug cartel leader Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is paraded past reporters in Mexico - via @SinEmbargoMX

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Drug trafficker Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes prison

More: Mexican authorities show world's most-wanted drug lord, Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, to public - @AP

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Drug trafficker Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes prison

Sinaloa drug chief 'Chapo' Guzman arrested by US, Mexican authorities in Mexico, US official says - @AP

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Netherlands

Police in the Netherlands arrest suspected top enforcer for powerful Sinaloa Cartel on drug charges he faces in Southern California, US federal law enforcement official says - @AP

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Philippines

Philippine government investigating how a Mexican drug cartel may have entered the country after police seized a large cache of high-grade crystal methamphetamine intended for the local market - @AP

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Guatemala

Guatemala detains 21 in money laundering case tied to Mexico's Sinaloa cartel - @AP

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Mexico

Police arrest Mexican drug cartel operator suspected of murdering more than 350 people - @SkyNews

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Mexico

Mexico detains father-in-law of cartel boss Joaquin Guzman - @AP

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Mexico

Mexico detains 21 members of alleged drug gang in connection with as many as 30 slayings - @AP

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Mexico

US Treasury Department levying financial sanctions against the father-in-law of Joaquin Guzman, Mexico's most wanted man - @AP

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Mexico

Woman said to be daughter of Mexico's most-wanted drug lord has returned to Mexico after pleading guilty to an immigration charge - @AP

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