Mexican president: drug lord Chapo Guzman re-arrested

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2014, file

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2014, file photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, is escorted to a helicopter in Mexico City, following his capture overnight in the beach resort town of Mazatlan. Mexico's security commission said in a statement late Saturday, July 11, 2015, the top drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has escaped from a maximum security prison, the second time he has fled after being captured. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File) (Credit: AP)

MEXICO CITY (AP) -  Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has written in his Twitter account that fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been recaptured seven months after he escaped from a maximum security prison.
Pena Nieto wrote in his Twitter account on Friday: "mission accomplished: we have him."


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