El Chapo’s mother calls on Mexican President to bring her son home claiming jailed drug lord was ILLEGALLY extradited to the U.S.
- The Mexican government shared the letter that President Andrés Manuel López Obrador received from Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán’s mother March 20
- María Consuelo Loera told the president that her lawyers had been in contact as directed with government officials to expatriate her son to his home country
- The 92-year-old wrote that the attorneys has sufficient proof that El Chapo was extradited illegally to the United States
- In the letter, Loera writes that her son should serve his sentence in a Mexican jail
- López Obrador briefly met Loera on Sunday during a visit to the jailed cartel kingpin’s hometown of Badiraguato in the northwestern state of Sinaloa
The mother of the world’s most notorious cartel leader claims attorneys have ample evidence that will force the United States to turn over her son to Mexican authorities so he can serve the rest of his sentence in his country.
In a letter dated March 20, María Consuelo Loera wrote to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to say Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán was illegally extradited to the U.S. by officials in January 2017.
The missive indicates that her team of lawyers followed his directions and provided his cabinet ‘evidence … where it is clear that my son was illegally handed over to the government of the United States of America. Nothing would make me and my family happier to see him where you should be in a prison in Mexico.’
Loera also informed the Mexican leader that the United States government had rejected her petition for a humanitarian visa, which was submitted at the U.S. embassy in Mexico City in June 2019.
The mother asked López Obrador to provide her ‘support so that I am allowed to visit my son since I am 92-years-old.’
She also asked the leftist president to consider ‘the sickness that afflicts me as well as my great wishes to see him [El Chapo]. I already have more than five years without seeing him.’
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A letter made public by the Mexican government on Monday that was sent by María del Consuelo Loera to Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on March 20 indicates that her lawyers have followed his orders in contacting his cabinet and have provided proof that shows her son, Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán, was illegally extradited to the U.S. in January 2017
Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Monday that he will intervene on behalf of El Chapo’s to mother to help her obtain a humanitarian visit that will allow her to travel to the United States to see her jailed son
The letter was shared by the Mexican government a day after López Obrador was slammed for his brief meeting with the Loera.
A 30-second video posted on Twitter shows Mexico’s leader walking over to Loera, who is seated on the passenger side of a SUV parked on a dirt road in Badiraguato, a mountainous municipality in the state of Sinaloa, from where El Chapo’s old Sinaloa Cartel exerted its transnational dominance.
‘I’ll greet you, don’t come out. Greetings,’ said López Obrador as he was surrounded by dozens of onlookers.
‘Don’t come out. I already received your letter,’ the Mexican president added before his bid farewell to the mother of the country’s most infamous drug trafficker.
During Monday’s press briefing at the National Palace in Mexico City, López Obrador said he would ‘handle the process’ of making sure Loera travels to the United States to visit El Chapo in prison.
The Mexican government shared on Monday a letter that President López Obrador received from El Chapo’s mother March 20
Lawyers in Mexico have provided evidence to Mexican officials that shows Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán was illegally extradited to the United States, where he is serving a life sentence
‘Like all mothers, I still don’t know a mother who accepts her son’s guilt,’ López Obrador said.
‘She told me that she has not seen him in five years and that she does not want to die without seeing him and asks me for support to see him and I will do the process. This I would do for any human being.’
It’s not the first time Loera reached out to López Obrador so seek assistance in being reunited with El Chapo.
The Mexican president received a letter from El Chapo’s mother in February 2019 during a visit to Badiraguato.
She asked for help in obtaining a visas for herself and her two daughters, Armida and Bernarda Guzmán Loera.
El Chapo was sentenced to life in prison by a New York federal court February 2019.
U.S. prosecutors estimate the co-founder of the Sinaloa Cartel built a $14 billion fortune that he made off of cocaine, marijuana and heroin sales during his 25 years at the helm of the international criminal enterprise.
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