El Chapo held 'as much power as president'

Updated January 1 2020 - 11:18pm, first published 11:17pm
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's power made it hard to punish corruption in Mexico, the president says.

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has declared an end to the days of collusion between crime and government, saying there was a time when drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was as powerful as the president.



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