Mexico extradites key lieutenant of drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ to U.S.

FILE PHOTO: Accused drug kingpin Damaso Lopez (C), nicknamed “The Graduate”, is escorted by police officers in Mexico City, Mexico May 2, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso/File Photo

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico on Friday extradited to the United States a senior lieutenant of the Sinaloa Cartel drug gang formerly headed by Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the attorney general’s office said. Damaso Lopez, known as “The Graduate” because of his higher education studies, was a former security official in Sinaloa state who rose […]

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