Mexico: No plan to send drug kingpin to U.S.

Feb 26, 2014, 12:42 AM EST
Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman Loera aka "el Chapo Guzman" (C), is escorted by marines as he is presented to the press on February 22, 2014 in Mexico City.
AFP/Ronaldo Schemidt

Mexico has said it will keep Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán in its highest-security prison for the foreseeable future, putting off any extradition to face trial in the U.S. Two Mexican federal judges ruled on Tuesday that Guzmán will face trial on drug trafficking and organised crime charges in Mexico.
Background:
Mexico says no plan to extradite Joaquin Guzmán to U.S. [The Guardian]
Mexico's 'Shorty' Guzman faces new organized crime charges [BBC]
 

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