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El Chapo found guilty on all counts

El Chapo found guilty on all counts

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  • They said he “looked stunned” when the verdict was read. I don’t think that’s because he thought he was innocent. I’m guessing he was surprised every member of the jury had the guts to vote to convict.

  • It’s good that he is found guilty and will be important when he is sentenced but his legacy is in the ongoing criminal actions and continued trafficking that his organization still perpetrates. His offspring are the new leaders. We still need to do something meaningful about addiction in the USA to interrupt

    It’s good that he is found guilty and will be important when he is sentenced but his legacy is in the ongoing criminal actions and continued trafficking that his organization still perpetrates. His offspring are the new leaders. We still need to do something meaningful about addiction in the USA to interrupt and more so disrupt his business model. If we were not such a ready market this murderous, awful villain would not have become the role model.

  • Lock him up forever. On a side note, didn't he use a tunnel? Guess that damn wall wouldn't have been much use in stopping him

  • The real problem is the war on drugs itself which made the black market drug trade so lucrative. As long as this is the case it doesn’t matter how steep the penalties and how many people get sentenced the brutality and corruption will stay a systemic problem in Latin America.

  • Justice served. Just make sure he doesn't get away again! Unfortunately I don't think this will do much to stop his cartel aside from setting an example that will likely be ignored by those who have probably already filled his shoes. Until the addiction demand can be solved North of the Mexican border

    Justice served. Just make sure he doesn't get away again! Unfortunately I don't think this will do much to stop his cartel aside from setting an example that will likely be ignored by those who have probably already filled his shoes. Until the addiction demand can be solved North of the Mexican border there will always be an El Chapo.

  • Very happy this heartless, murderer will be put away for life. But yes, why are we Americans the apparently ideal market for this trade? I recently read we constitute 5% of the world's population, yet make up an astounding 80% of the world's opioid addictions. And it's definitively not just drug lords

    Very happy this heartless, murderer will be put away for life. But yes, why are we Americans the apparently ideal market for this trade? I recently read we constitute 5% of the world's population, yet make up an astounding 80% of the world's opioid addictions. And it's definitively not just drug lords and cartels! They're also our societal scapegoats. What about all the American physicians over-prescribing pain killers?

  • I am glad he was found guilty, but the drug cartel is still running on schedule without Mr. Chapo. The cartel will stay loyal to Chapo. So him being locked up for the rest of his life; will stop nothing his drug gang will carry on.

  • What’s amazing is that it took 3 months.

  • These trials seduce us into thinking that it’s possible to make headway in the war on drugs, when the entire strategy and set of tactics are pretty much useless and have been almost since the beginning. Just check out the numbers on drug trafficking. Societally, we need to think entirely differently

    These trials seduce us into thinking that it’s possible to make headway in the war on drugs, when the entire strategy and set of tactics are pretty much useless and have been almost since the beginning. Just check out the numbers on drug trafficking. Societally, we need to think entirely differently about this issue but we do not have the political resolve.

  • Yes, it's a crime to deal drugs. On the other hand, being an addict starts with our own flaws and while many addicts are wrongly criminalized, yet just as much they are victims of themselves, not victims of the drug dealers.

  • Now what? A cushy place for taxpayers to support?

  • What happens to his billions?

  • That chuck guy is about to get hung himself if he doesn't stop talking like that about him. He's a powerful man. Dont underestimate this guy. Yes, he got caught but he still has people that are super loyal to him. Just saying!

  • What about the reverberations his actions made as the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel? He may not be in those regions anymore, but in a sense, he is...

  • Hang him