Guzman is charged in six separate U.S. indictments.
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Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. prison if convicted on charges he ran the world's largest drug-trafficking organization during a decadeslong criminal career, U.S. prosecutors said Friday.A few hours earlier, Guzman, who stands 5 feet 6 inches, was bundled out of the Mexican cell block with his hands cuffed above his bowed head, Mexican television footage showed.Guzman is charged in six separate U.S. indictments.Mexico opposes capital punishment.One of Guzman's lawyers was surprised at the extradition, saying that four appeals in Mexico were outstanding to stop it.The Mexican attorney general's office rejected claims the move was related to Trump's swearing-in, noting that Guzman faces 10 pending cases in Mexico following his U.S. sentence.
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