As Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán goes on trial, VICE News explores his high-stakes case through the stories of people caught up in the drug war in the U.S. and Mexico.
UPDATE: The Verdict
How did prosecutors convict El Chapo? With never-before-heard wiretapped phone calls that revealed his cunning, his charm, and how he controlled the flow of drugs that flooded U.S. cities.
UPDATE: The Trial Continues
El Chapo's trial in Brooklyn is offering an unfiltered view into the inner workings of the Sinaloa Cartel. Colorful witnesses tell stories of Chapo's bold escapes, massive government corruption, and the shipment of thousands of tons of cocaine.
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