El Chapo Guzman: Colombia's Hero or Villain? History of the Greatest Drug Lord

J.D. Rockefeller's Book Club


When talking about law offenders, terrorist, syndicates, and drug lords, numerous names or groups might come to mind. In Mexico one name resonates clearly, and that is Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera. Guzman is a Mexican drug kingpin who leads the criminal organization Sinaloa Cartel, named for to the Mexican Pacific coast state of Sinaloa. Juaquin Guzman is also popular with the codename “El Chapo Guzman” or “The Shorty Guzman” because of his stature of 5 ft. 6 in (1.68 m). In 2003, he earned his reputation of being the top Mexican drug lord after the arrest of Osiel Cardenas of the Gulf Cartel, rival of Guzman and considered as the world’s most influential drug barons by the United States Department of the Treasury.

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