Who Is El Chapo? Essay

792 Words Apr 7th, 2016 4 Pages
Exactly, who is El Chapo? Why is his name provoking fear and admiration in Mexico? Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera, or known as “El Chapo (Shorty) Guzmán” for his 5 feet 6 inches stature, despite not being well-known by most Americans, is the head of the El Chapo Sinaloa Cartel, currently the biggest drug empire in the history. Over the years, he has built a corporate that makes him billions of dollars from selling synthetic drugs such as: marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine. In fact, he even made it on the Forbes magazine as one of the smartest entrepreneur with his staggering net worth. El Chapo is being admired for his genius schemes on accumulating wealth by smuggling illegal substances throughout the globe by means of: planes up in the sky, submarines underwater, vehicles going through the U.S. border, and of course, his notable, well-constructed, underground tunnels complete with lighting and ventilation system designed by the most prestigious architects. On the other hand, he is also being feared as he is being held responsible for thousands of murders and disappearances in Mexico. Not only that, he is also notorious for breaking out of maximum-security prisons, not to mention being the best in playing hide-and-seek with the authorities that lasts for years. Now, the real question is: Why is it so difficult for the authorities to capture and keep this infamous criminal imprison when he is literally strolling around exactly where they said he should be?…

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