10 of the most shocking twists and turns of El Chapo's drug trafficking trial, so far
- Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is on trial in Brooklyn, facing 17 counts for alleged links to drug trafficking in the US and Mexico.
- The trial started in November 2018, and prosecutors have brought in a number of people to testify against Guzman, including cartel cohorts and one of his mistresses.
- The trial has exposed secret escape tunnels and naked escapes, bribes, and potentially implicated people within Mexican's government.
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's federal trial reads like a telenovela.
The Mexican drug lord has watched from his seat in a Brooklyn courtroom as prosecutors have brought out cartel cohorts, a Colombian kingpin, and even a mistress to testify against him.The trial has exposed alleged murder rooms, secret tunnels, and bribes, and potentially implicated Mexican government leaders - including former President Enrique Pena Nieto.
Guzman pleaded not guilty to drug trafficking charges connected to claims that he built a multibillion-dollar fortune by smuggling cocaine and other drugs across the Mexico-US border.
He faces 17 counts for alleged links to drug trafficking in the US and Mexico.
Here are the most shocking twists and turns that have happened at his trial so far.