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Wednesday March 26, 2014

Blog del Narco: El Chapo Claims to Be a Farmer who Earns 20,000 Pesos a Month

Blog del Narco: El Chapo Claims to Be a Farmer who Earns 20,000 Pesos a Month

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No smoking, no drugs or have tattoos. Can not remember his phone number. He does not have email. Only drinks alcohol sporadically.He is a farmer, and that is all he has ever been.

Twenty years after his first statement after being arrested in Guatemala, he claims he has not diversified his activity except in farming .

Now also grows corn, sorghum and sunflowers. Receives a monthly income of 20,000 pesos. He says he does not belong to any cartel. Nor does he know anyone in organized crime. Joaquin Guzman Loera is known as “El Chapo” Guzman, and he answered the following seven questions .

A day after the world’s most wanted drug trafficker was captured in the Miramar building Mazatlan, Sinaloa. For the second time in his life, Joaquin Guzman gave his statement to the Federal Center for Social Rehabilitation number 1, the maximum security prison of Almoloya .

Of the seven answers from “El Chapo” Guzman to the Federal Public Ministry agent and a lawyer, two stood out: He does not belong to any cartel and he has a monthly income as a farmer of twenty thousand pesos per month.


During the inquiry, conducted by staff of the Deputy Attorney Specialized Investigation of Organized Crime, as well as the Specialized Crimes Against Health Unit, “El Chapo” Guzman said:

Who was born on April 4, 1957 in La Tuna, in the municipality of Badiraguato, Sinaloa.

He is the son of Emilio Guzman Loera Bustillos and Consuelo Perez.

He is married to Alejandrina Salazar, with whom he had four children: C├ęsar (33 years); Gisel (31), Ivan (28) and Alfredo Guzman Salazar, 27.

That he is a farmer.

Having three brothers, Emilio (59 years), Michelangelo (45) and Aurelian (43 years).

He earns 20 thousand pesos a month, does not smoke and only sporadically ingested alcoholic beverages.

Does not use drugs, does not have tattoos, he does not remember his phone number and does not have email.

Here the questions that were asked of him by the Federal Public Ministry and the responses of Joaquin Guzman.

Public-Ministry: To tell which organization the respondent belongs.

-Joaquin Guzman: I do not belong to any cartel or know of any cartel members.

Public-Ministry: what do you do?

-Joaquin Guzman: I am a farmer

Public-Ministry: what is grown?

-Joaquin Guzman: Roasted corn, sorghum, beans and sunflowers (sic).

Public-Ministry: To tell if the respondent knows someone in organized crime.

-Joaquin Guzman: I do not know anyone from organized crime.

Public-Ministry: To tell the respondent how was the treatment he received by the current staff.

-Joaquin Guzman: Very good by the licensee.

Public-Ministry: To tell the declarant at any time if it were their human rights respected.

-Joaquin Guzman: Yes, the staff has respected my human rights .

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