Mexican drug baron El Chapo sentenced to life in prison
Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a US prison.
A federal judge in Brooklyn handed down the sentence Wednesday (local time), five months after Guzman's conviction in an epic drug-trafficking case.
The 62-year-old drug lord, who had been protected in Mexico by an army of gangsters and an elaborate corruption operation, was brought to the US to stand trial after he twice escaped from Mexican prisons.
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