The legacy of Chapo and the extradition of his son: The Ovidio Guzmán case.

Sinaloa Cartel: Ovidio Guzmán extradited and the repercussions in the world of drug trafficking.


This Friday, Ovidio Guzmán, son of the renowned drug trafficker Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzman was extradited to the United States from Mexico. A news that reverberates in Both nations and puts into perspective the deep collaboration between the governments of both countries in their fight against drug trafficking.

U.S. Department of Justice Confirms Ovid's Extradition Guzmán López, leader of the Sinaloa Cartel. According to Merrick Garland, Secretary "This action is the latest step in the U.S. Department of Justice's effort to Justice to attack all aspects of the cartel's operations."

Airlifted to Chicago, U.S. Attorney's Office Expected Schedule your initial appearance next Monday.

Ovid's arrest had occurred on January 5, after a operational in Sinaloa. During this event, Mexican law enforcement They confronted armed individuals, and after controlling the aggression, they managed to identify and retain Guzmán López. The capture brought with it conflicts in Culiacán, with blockades and armed confrontations.

Ovidio Guzmán, along with his brother Joaquín, is accused in the US of conspiring to import and distribute drugs in that country. To this are added charges in Mexico for possession of weapons and attempted murder.

Ovid's extradition reinforces cooperation between Mexico and the United States in the fight against drug trafficking. Liz Sherwood-Randall, National Security Advisor, Government of The U.S. stressed "the importance of ongoing cooperation between governments." American and Mexican."

Ovid, son of jailed "El Chapo" Guzman, is singled out as a relevant figure within the Sinaloa Cartel. His capture and subsequent Extradition are significant steps in the fight against organized crime.

After the arrest of "El Chapo", there has been talk of a legacy of 'chapitos' within the cartel. However, the DEA points out that, although they have ascended positions in the Sinaloa Cartel, other criminal organizations such as the Jalisco New Generation cartel have also gained power.

In 2019, "El Chapo" was sentenced to life in prison in the United States. United States, after being indicted on multiple charges, including administration of a criminal enterprise and murder conspiracies.

The extradition of Ovidio Guzmán represents a new chapter in the struggle Binational against drug trafficking. Your case is a reminder of the challenges The persistence and necessary collaboration between nations to confront the Organized crime.

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