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‘El Chapo’ Guzman trial begins under unprecedented security measures

‘El Chapo’ Guzman trial begins under unprecedented security measures

New York (CNN)Nearly two years after his extradition from Mexico, notorious cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera faced an American jury in the most significant criminal trial in decades.

The man once considered the world’s biggest drug trafficker is accused of heading a criminal enterprise that spanned continents and triggered waves of bloodshed throughout his native Mexico.
His long-awaited trial before US District Court Judge Brian Cogan in Brooklyn federal court began with opening statements under unprecedented security measures, including armed escorts for the anonymous and partly sequestered jurors.

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