Mexico moves to extradite drug lord 'Chapo' to US

Mexican authorities announced they will begin the process of extraditing drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States, as his lawyer vowed a tough legal battle. President Enrique Pena Nieto’s government had balked at extraditing Guzman prior to his prison break in July but the administration has changed tack after recapturing him on Friday. The attorney general’s office said it received two US extradition requests last year on a slew of charges, including drug trafficking and murder, and that it later obtained arrest warrants to ship him across the border.

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