US authorities escort Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, centre, from a plane at Long Island MacArthur Airport in New York, in this January 2017 file photo. Photo: AP

‘El Chapo’ trial opens with stunning claim Mexican presidents took drug cash

  • Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, considered the world’s largest drug trafficker since the death of Colombia’s Pablo Escobar, is on trial in New York
  • Mexican leaders Felipe Calderon and Enrique Pena Nieto swiftly denied taking any bribes from the Sinaloa cartel
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US authorities escort Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, centre, from a plane at Long Island MacArthur Airport in New York, in this January 2017 file photo. Photo: AP
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