“El Chapo ” Guzmán protested outside the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
(SRE) to demand that the process of extradition of the drug trafficker to the
United States be reestablished.
that from the beginning they opposed this one because there were three amparos,
in progress on the day of extradition.
are now in the Supreme Court, we hope we have a favorable ruling for El Chapo
to be returned to Mexico because it was illegally taken,” said José Luis
González Meza, the drug trafficker’s advocate, outside the Chancellery
In a letter that was
delivered to the agency, the defense of the Chapo asked the Government of
Andrés Manuel López Obrador to cancel the authorization granted by the
Administration of Enrique Peña Nieto, to extradite and prosecute the capo in
the Federal Court of the Eastern District, in New York.
client Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera be granted respect for the specialty
rule, since the previous administration left him in a state of defenselessness,
violating the human rights of a fellow citizen and dismissing the extradition
treaty of which Mexico and The United States of America has valid “,
states the letter addressed to the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo
that “El Chapo ” was left unprotected “before the arbitrariness of
Luis Videgaray, Chancellor of the last federal administration.
“My client is being
subjected to a prosecution that derives from unlawful acts because his
surrender to the United States of America is preceded by serious violation of
human rights to the detriment of Joaquín Guzmán Loera,”he says.