drug cartel http://nhpr.org en 'El Chapo' Faces Charges In New Hampshire, Among Other Districts http://nhpr.org/post/el-chapo-faces-charges-new-hampshire-among-other-districts <p>New Hampshire is one of seven court districts where a powerful Mexican drug kingpin faces indictment. Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the alleged leader of the Sinaloa cartel, was arrested last weekend in Mexico on charges of drug trafficking.</p><p>In September 2012, New Hampshire prosecutors announced the arrest of four other high ranking members of the Sinaloa&nbsp;cartel—including a cousin of Guzman—after an international investigation involving FBI undercover agents and the Boston Police Department.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:29:23 +0000 NHPR Staff 44200 at http://nhpr.org El Velador, The Night Watchman http://nhpr.org/post/el-velador-night-watchman <p>Culiacán, the capital of Sinaloa is home to one of Mexico’s most powerful drug cartels and the heart of darkness in the nation’s drug war.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.pbs.org/pov/elvelador/"> <em>El Velador, The Night Watchman</em></a>, is a deceptively quiet documentary film about a country devolving into chaos and violence and&nbsp;makes its debut on&nbsp;PBS&nbsp;POV series Thursday September 27th. Filmmaker <a href="http://www.altamurafilms.com/">Natalia Almada</a><strong> </strong>joins us from&nbsp;WCBE studios in Columbus, Ohio to talk about the film.</p><p></p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 14:31:28 +0000 Virginia Prescott 13633 at http://nhpr.org El Velador, The Night Watchman