‘El Chapo’ Has Been Captured, Mexican President Says

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EL Chapo: The World’s Most Powerful Drug Dealer Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office/AP Photo

(ABC News) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto tweeted today that the infamous drug lord known as “El Chapo” has been captured.

“Mission accomplished: We have him. I want to inform the Mexicans that Joaquin Guzman Loera has been detained,” the tweet states, originally in Spanish.

No further details have been released.

Guzman escaped from the Altiplano prison near Mexico City on July 11 and there has been an active manhunt for him ever since.

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