Wife of El Chapo Pleads Guilty to Helping Run His Drug Empire

Under an agreement with U.S. prosecutors, Emma Coronel Aispuro will likely be sentenced to at best 108 to 135 months in prison.

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Emma Coronel Aispuro Set to Plead Guilty to Helping Run Drug Empire

Emma Coronel Aispuro is scheduled to appear in court in Washington on Thursday to admit her role in her husband’s criminal activities.

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U.S. Arrests El Chapo’s Wife in Connection With Drug Empire

Emma Coronel Aispuro, who had been under investigation for at least two years, was also charged with plotting to break her husband, Mexico’s most notorious drug kingpin, out of prison.

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What It Took to Get El Chapo Behind Bars for Life

“El Jefe,” by the New York Times reporter Alan Feuer, tells the incredible story of how the legendarily elusive drug trafficker was finally captured for good.

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Mexico’s Former President Accused in Bribery Scandal

Corruption allegations against past presidents have never led to prosecution. Will the latest claims about Enrique Peña Nieto lead to the first?

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13 Books to Watch For in August

Stephenie Meyer’s retelling of “Twilight,” Isabel Wilkerson’s examination of American racism, a biography of the drug kingpin El Chapo, and plenty more.

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Architect of Mexico’s War on Cartels Is Accused of Taking Bribes From One

Genaro García Luna once served in a presidential cabinet and as the head of Mexico’s equivalent of the F.B.I. He was indicted in New York on charges of taking bribes while in office.

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