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.

Por: Univision
Publicado: 14 Feb | 06:37 PM EST
El Chapo en la corte
Second court appearance ion the United States: Prosecutors ask to disqualify Chapo's defense lawyers due to alleged conflict with potential witnesses. They argued that Guzmán's lawyers have represented three other people linked to the Sinaloa Cartel. The defense for its part raised issues about Guzmán's extradition. Foto: JANE ROSENBERG/Reuters | Univision
Chapo Nueva Yeork
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. Foto: BRENDAN MCDERMID/Reuters | Univision
Llegada de Chapo a EEUU
Arrival in the US. Agents escort"El Chapo" on arrival at the Long Island Airport, New York. Foto: Reuters | Univision
Extradicion Chapo Guzmán
Departure from Mexico. Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán leaves Ciudad Juarez, Mexico to New York, United States; Under heavy security. Foto: PGR | Univision
Extradición Chapo
Extradition, January 19, 2017. The day so feared by Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman arrived. The capo was extradited to New York. Foto: PGR | Univision
Frontera Tijuana
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. Foto: BILL WECHTER/Getty Images | Univision
Abogado Chapo
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. Foto: Yuri Cortés/Getty Images | Univision
The group was kidnapped from an upscale restaurant in Puerto Vallarta.
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. Foto: AP Photo/David Díaz | Univision
Kate del Castillo con Jesús Alfredo Guzmán Salazar, hijo de “El Chapo” G...
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. Foto: Mezcalent | Univision
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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. Foto: Yuri Cortés/Getty Images | Univision
Chapo Guzman
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. Foto: Alfredo Estrella/Getty Images | Univision
Peña Nieto captura al Chapo
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." Foto: Miguel Tovar/Getty Images | Univision
Guarida el Chapo
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. Foto: Hector Guerrero/Getty Images | Univision
Escape Chapo
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. Foto: MARIO VAZQUEZ/Getty Images | Univision
Chapo Guzman 2015
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.'
Foto: Yuri Cortez/Getty Images | Univision
Chapo Guzmán 2015 Escape
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.
Foto: Yuri Cortez/Getty Images | Univision
Chapo Guzman 2015 Escape
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. Foto: Alfredo Estrella/Getty Images | Univision
Protestas por el Chapo
"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. Foto: Fernando Brito/Getty Images | Univision
Chapo Giuzman 2014
First recapture, February 2014. After 13 years a fugitive, El Chapo was caught again, this time in Mazatlán, Sinaloa. Foto: Ronaldo Schemidt/Getty Images | Univision
Chapo Guzmán 2005
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. Foto: Alejandro Acosta/Getty Images | Univision
Chapo Guzman 1993
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.
Foto: Getty Images | Univision