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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City. Mexico's government said on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, that it has extradited drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the U.S. to face drug trafficking and other charges. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in New York to face chargesExtradited Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (wah-KEEN' el CHAH'-poh gooz-MAHN') has arrived in New York to face federal drug trafficking and other charges and is expected to appear in court Friday
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The Latest: Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in New YorkExtradited Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (wah-KEEN' el CHAH'-poh gooz-MAHN') has landed in New York to face federal drug trafficking and other charges and is expected to appear in court Friday
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FILE-  In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Brazil's Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki attends a session of the Supreme Court in Brasilia, Brazil. Zavascki's son said that his father was on a plane that crashed off the coast of the city in Rio de Janeiro, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
Brazil judge overseeing corruption probe dies in plane crashA Brazilian Supreme Court judge central to the huge corruption investigation roiling the country has died in a plane crash, casting doubt over the future of a probe that has reached to the top of the political and economic elite, threatening the president
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Soldiers leave the airport after the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Mexico's Foreign Relations Department announced Guzman was handed over to U.S. authorities for transportation to the U.S. on Thursday, the last day of President Barack Obama's administration and a day before Donald Trump is to be inaugurated. (AP Photo/Christian Torres)
Captures, extraditions of Mexico drug chiefs in recent yearsTop Mexican drug cartel bosses captured, killed or extradited in recent years
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Haiti president-elect dismisses money laundering allegationsHaiti's president-elect says money laundering accusations that have swirled around him for months are a smear campaign
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2016 file photo released by Mexico's federal government, Mexico's drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman stands for his prison mug shot with the inmate number 3870 at the Altiplano maximum security federal prison in Almoloya, Mexico. According to Mexico's Foreign Ministry, Guzman was extradited to the United States on Thursday, Jan. 19 2017. (Mexico's federal government via AP, File)
A look at notable dates in Mexico's decade-old drug warA look at key dates in Mexico's war on drugs following the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
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Key dates in Mexico's pursuit and extradition of 'El Chapo'Key dates in the various pursuits, captures, escapes and the extradition of Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
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Senior US official says "El Chapo" already in US custody and is being flown to New YorkSenior US official says "El Chapo" already in US custody and is being flown to New York
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Mexico's government says it has extradited drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the USMexico's government says it has extradited drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the US
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Staff strikes again shutter Haiti's public hospitalsMany of Haiti's public hospitals are shuttered again due to staff walkouts a few months after the impoverished country's longest and most punishing strike by medical professionals came to an end
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Teen had told classmates he would bring gun to Mexico schoolA 15-year-old in Mexico who shot a teacher and two fellow students in the head before killing himself had told some classmates he was going to bring a gun to school the next day
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Son of Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki says his father has died in a plane crashSon of Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki says his father has died in a plane crash
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Son of Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki says a plane has crashed with his father aboard, condition unknownSon of Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki says a plane has crashed with his father aboard, condition unknown
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Already reeling, Mexico fears it has much to lose with TrumpDonald Trump's rise to the U.S. presidency couldn't come at a worse time for Mexico, where drug gang violence is on the rise, corruption remains widespread and protests are raging over a gas price hike
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Guatemalan president's brother, son detained in graft probeGuatemalan prosecutors have detained the brother and son of President Jimmy Morales in a case of alleged corruption
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