Thursday, November 19, 2009

Most Wanted Man in Mexico

Coming in at #41 in Forbes' 2009 list of The World's 100 Most Powerful People is one Joaquin "El Chapo" (Shorty) Guzman, kingpin of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel. As if his Forbes profile isn't scary enough, he is further mentioned in Pulitzer Prize-winning author Philip Caputo's article in December's The Atlantic, to wit: " 'It's an open secret in Mexico', he [Caputo's informant] said, 'that the army is fighting the [Juarez] cartel to weaken them and pave the way for Guzman' ".

Read Caputo's full hair-raising article at:

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