In this courtroom sketch Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, centre, sits next to his defence lawyer Eduardo Balarezo, left. Photo: AP

Mexican drug boss El Chapo ordered man killed over handshake snub, triggered cartel turf war

  • Handshake snub inadvertently triggered a turf war between cartels
  • Guzman is on trial in New York, charged with 17 criminal counts, and faces life in prison if convicted
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In this courtroom sketch Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, centre, sits next to his defence lawyer Eduardo Balarezo, left. Photo: AP
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