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In photos: The rise and fall of El Chapo Guzmán

A summary in images of the key moments in the history of one of the world's most notorious drug traffickers; from his first arrest in 1993, to his prison escapes in 2001 and 2015, right up to his extradition to the United States in January 2017 and his appearance in court in New York.
14 Feb 2017 – 06:37 PM EST
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Heading to court. A police caravan moved "El Chapo" from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan to the Eastern District Court in central Brooklyn, where on Jan. 20, he declared himself "not guilty" of the charges against him. Crédito: BRENDAN MCDERMID/Reuters
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Arrival in the US. Agents escort"El Chapo" on arrival at the Long Island Airport, New York. Crédito: Reuters
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Departure from Mexico. Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán leaves Ciudad Juarez, Mexico to New York, United States; Under heavy security. Crédito: PGR
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Extradition, January 19, 2017. The day so feared by Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman arrived. The capo was extradited to New York. Crédito: PGR
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More tunnels.Mexican authorities reported in December 2016 on the discovery of two tunnels in Tijuana, on the border between Mexico and the United States and used by the Sinaloa Cartel, led by Joaquín 'El Chapo Guzmán. Crédito: BILL WECHTER/Getty Images
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The appeal, November 2016. Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán's lawyer, Andrés Granados, shows documents outside a federal court in Mexico on November 8, 2016 seeking to prevent his clients' extradition to the United States. Crédito: Yuri Cortés/Getty Images
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Son kidnapped, August 2016. The Attorney General of Jalisco reported that Jesus Alfredo Guzman Salazar was kidnapped with five others in a restaurant in this tourist area. The weekly newspaper RíoDoce of Sinaloa reported that Archivaldo Guzmán was also kidnapped and that El Chapo's cartel ally Ismael 'El Mayo' Zambada negotiated the release of the two young men. AP Photo/David Díaz
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Kate in the game, August 2016. Mexican authorities began an investigation into Kate del Castillo for her links to 'El Chapo.' However, no progress was ever made. The actress now lives in the US and from there accused investigators of "a witch hunt" against her. Prosecutors leaked a picture of her with Alfredo Guzman, son of Joaquín Guzmán. Mezcalent
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The dilemma of extradition, February 2016. In the photo, protesters display a banner in front of the Altiplano prison against the extradition of El Chapo to the United States and denounce that he is being tortured. Crédito: Yuri Cortés/Getty Images
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The interview in Rolling Stone, January 2016. Actor Sean Penn interviewed Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman with help from actress Kate del Castillo in October 2015 for Rolling Stone magazine. It was the first interview that "El Chapo" ever offered in his life and was published a day after the capture of the capo, raising a controversy about the journalistic ethics of the article. Crédito: Alfredo Estrella/Getty Images
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Presentation to the press, January 2016. On January 8, 'El Chapo' was arrested for the third time. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced the recapture: "Mission accomplished: we have him. I want to inform the Mexicans that Joaquín Guzmán Loera has been detained." Crédito: Miguel Tovar/Getty Images
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Recaptured, January 2016. Less than a year after the Altiplano jailbreak, Guzman was surprised by the authorities in this house in Los Mochis, Sinaloa. The drug trafficker was recaptured in a military operation that began at this property and continued on the street, and in which five people were killed. Crédito: Hector Guerrero/Getty Images
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The perfect plan, July 2015. The end of the tunnel through which 'El Chapo' escaped was in an abandoned house, a mile away from the prison. Crédito: MARIO VAZQUEZ/Getty Images
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In 2015 the Mexican government offered a historic reward of 60 million pesos ($2.9 million) to anyone who gave information that would lead to the capture of 'El Chapo.'
Crédito: Yuri Cortez/Getty Images
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The tunnel, July 2015. The media reveal 'El Chapo's' escape route. It had light and ventilation systems, as well as a motorcycle adapted on rails, traps and false exits.
Crédito: Yuri Cortez/Getty Images
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The second escape, July 2015. After a little more than a year in captivity, Joaquin Guzman escaped from prison for the second time, this time from the Altiplano prison on July 11, 2015. A video of the internal surveillance system of the Prison of the penitentiary shows the moment when 'El Chapo' goes to the shower and does not return, at 20:52 hours. Crédito: Alfredo Estrella/Getty Images
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"We want Chapo free," February 2014. Some 2,000 people gathered in Culiacan, Sinaloa, to demonstrate for the freedom of 'El Chapo,' soon after his recapture. Crédito: Fernando Brito/Getty Images
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First recapture, February 2014. After 13 years a fugitive, El Chapo was caught again, this time in Mazatlán, Sinaloa. Ronaldo Schemidt/Getty Images
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The first escape. On January 18, 2001, after nine years of imprisonment, El Chapo escapes for the first time from prison and becomes the most wanted man in Mexico. Crédito: Alejandro Acosta/Getty Images
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Arrested for the first time: On June 11, 1993, the first capture of Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera, known as 'El Chapo', was announced. He was captured by Guatemalan authorities at the border and delivered to Mexico.
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