Friday, July 6, 2018

Mexico extradites Damaso Lopez, key lieutenant of 'El Chapo' to US

Mexico extradited Damaso 'The Graduate' Lopez to the United States. He was a senior lieutenant of the Sinaloa Cartel drug gang formerly headed by Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. Lopez was long considered Guzman's right-hand man and is believed to had helped him escape from a Mexican prison in 2001.

Lopez is seen as a key witness in the case against Guzman.