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Most powerful drug lord arrested

  • The world's most powerful drug lord has been captured by a joint US-Mexican force. Reports suggest that Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was arrested at a hotel located in Mazatlan and the 56-year-old was captured once before and had been on the run since he escaped from prison. 

    Not too many details regarding the arrest were made available immediately but Guzman was with a female at the time. He runs the notorious Sinaloa Cartel, which specializes in cocaine and meth and has reach all the way to Australia. 

    Forbes has put the drug lord on its "World's Most Powerful People" list. 

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