Mexican actress Kate del Castillo has been corresponding with drug kingpin-turned-jailbird El Chapo. (AP/PHOTO)
El Chapo’s organization – the Sinaloa Cartel – is currently overseen by Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada Garcia and Rafael Caro Quintero.
Lopez has long been considered El Chapo’s top lieutenant and masterminded his boss’s escape from prison in 2001.
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Thousands have died in Mexico as a result of drug violence.
It is believed that Lopez’s son, Damaso Lopez Serrano, will seek revenge for his father’s arrest.
And del Castillo added that she would love to produce a blockbuster movie on the pint-sized pusher’s life.
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But Lopez is believed to be currently locked in a life and death struggle with El Chapo’s sons for control of the cartel’s territories.
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As a result, an already violently explosive environment has become more combustible. One expert said that Lopez’s arrest is unlikely to curb the bloodshed – at least “not in the short term.”
Like Guzman’s sons, the younger Lopez — known as the “mini-licenciado” — is known to be violent, flashy and undisciplined.
A Mexican movie star says drug kingpin-turned-jailbird El Chapo writes her about his parents, children and movies.
– with files from The Associated Press
We talked about his mum, his dad, and my dad, he is a real fan of my dad, we talked also about his children and even about the cinema industry.” She added: “I did not know who was sending it as they did not identify themselves as El Chapo’s lawyers until the end.
“I was working in Miami, I did not even have time to sleep and I received a lot of mails but I saw this and it caught my attention.” “He was in prison at the time and I was curious,” del Castillo, 44, said.
His nomme du crime is “El Licenciado.” Meanwhile, Mexican officials say they’ve captured the drug lord called Damaso N., whose real name is Damaso Lopez.
He has pleaded not guilty. Guzman was extradited to the United States earlier this year to face drug trafficking, money laundering and other charges.
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Kate del Castillo tells Mexican media that Joaquin Guzman’s lawyers reached out to her and the pair have a friendly correspondence.