El Chapo: 5 facts about the odious drug lord of the world

• El Chapo: 5 facts about the odious drug lord of the world

January 8 Mexican police celebrated its biggest success since the killing of Pablo Escobar: he was caught and arrested the famous El Chapo, famous for his passion for cinema, cocaine trafficking and murder people. Before the raid, this self-maid man was busy preparing to shoot a biopic about himself. Here are five facts from the biography of the Mexican Moriarty know that it will be interesting to many of our readers.

El Chapo: 5 facts about the odious drug lord of the world

Who is this guy

Joaquín Guzmán, alias Shorty was born April 4, 1957, in La Tuna de Badiraguato, Sinaloa, Mexico. According to US authorities, Guzman is one of the biggest drug dealers in the world. His Sinaloa cartel - a powerful industrial company, operating with an incredible amount of illegal substances. Branch of Sinaloa is on every continent. Mexican authorities designated $ 3, 8 million reward for his capture; The DEA, the US State Department, dealing with counter-narcotics, estimated Guzman's head in the $ 5 million. Nickname El Chapo can be translated as "Shorty".

El Chapo: 5 facts about the odious drug lord of the world

Catching live bait

El Chapo has always been able to keep a lid on their love of glory - for many years he had not given a single interview, although there were plenty of opportunities. But the charm of Sean Penn Shorty could not resist: an interview published Jan. 9 in Rolling Stone, has helped police identify asylum drug lord.

El Chapo: 5 facts about the odious drug lord of the world

I'm just a farmer

Meanwhile, El Chapo he repeatedly assured the public that it is "simply farmer marijuana." The words of this shirt-Man does not correlate with reality: Shorty had killed more than two thousand people, and how many sent to their deaths, we assume refuse - no sleeping pills after such statistics will not save enough.

El Chapo: 5 facts about the odious drug lord of the world

"I make more heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana and cocaine than anyone else in the world I have a whole fleet of submarines, aircraft, ships and trucks." - Joaquin Guzman, a farmer.

El Chapo: 5 facts about the odious drug lord of the world

A bit of glory

In 2009, Forbes took El Chapo and included in its list of the richest people in the world: Shorty took seven hundred and first place - is not too bad, considering the seven billion of competitors. Mexican authorities have simply gone mad, accusing the magazine of pandering to the planting of false values ​​- Forbes, they say, shows others how to achieve success, simply by trading in drugs. Squirt Guzman did not fail to respond, they say - who think that it is just, let him try.

El Chapo: 5 facts about the odious drug lord of the world

Mythology

As with other known drug baron, Pablo Escobar, El Chapo sought to provide the public with some kind uncle, always ready to support the local population. He built hospitals and schools, to allocate money for the Medellin municipal needs and looked like a patron - and who cares what it sells this nice man in all respects.

But as the latter was held operation to capture El Chapo - a real Mexican show of the new generation.