The Sinaloa Cartel kingpin, Joaquin ”El Chapo” Guzmán, has been captured by the law enforcement authorities after months of hiding, following his unbelievable escape that happened 6 months ago. Before the drug lord’s capture, movie star Sean Penn was making an interview with El Chapo at his hiding place in the mountains. According to a Mexican official, the actor’s encounter with the kingpin was a big help for law enforcement authorities.
El Chapo’s first encounter with the media was in October when Penn interviewed him. The drug lord was taken into custody on January 8 by Mexican authorities after a bloody shootout in the coastal town of Los Mochis, which resides in the northern part of Sinaloa.
“I supply more heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana than anybody else in the world. I have a fleet of submarines, airplanes, trucks and boats,” Chapo reportedly boasted to Penn during their 7-hour meeting that began on the night of October 2 and lasted until 4 am. According to the interviewing actor, who published a feature story about Guzmán with Rolling Stone on January 9, the interview was arranged with the help of the Mexican actress Kate del Castillo.
Chapo had developed a good