The Case Of Joaquin Guzman Essay

888 Words Sep 26th, 2016 4 Pages
A person isn’t born evil, but it’s the circumstances that one grows up and that creates one’s identity. People tend to do everything in their will to get out of hardship and find a better life for themselves. Although the process of achieving that comfort is controversial; some people take the hard and long way, whereas others prefer to take the quick and the short way of success. Especially in a world where we want everything quick and fast, the later way is preferred by most. Such is the case of Joaquin Guzman, commonly known as El Chapo, who has lately received a lot of media coverage for his role of being a drug lord of Mexico. He is viewed as a bad person because of his activities around the world. However, no one really focuses on his childhood and the factors that caused him to take this dangerous route. His characteristics were shaped by his economic condition, human interactions and the neighborhood, he grew up as a child. All these factors combined to shape the controversial life of El Chapo. Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera was born and raised in the small town of Badiraguato in Mexico.That was a birth place of many drug traffickers. His birth date is believed to be 4th April 1957 according to Time magazine, although other sources lists 25th December 1954 as his birthday. His parental grandparents were Juan Guzman and Otilia Bustillos and his maternal grandparents were ovidio Loera Cobret and Pomposa Perez Uriarte. He was born in a poor family.…

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