El Chapo can't sleep – or so they say

The El Chapo story is so good that a telenovela would not do it justice.  Frankly, the daily news reports from Mexico are more dramatic than any TV script. The latest is just incredible, according to Joshua Partlow: Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the world’s most notorious drug lord, has been having trouble sleeping. The lights in his prison cell are on around the clock.  The surveillance video and prison staff watch him 24/7.  If a dozing Guzmán even inadvertently covers his face or crosses his arms, prison guards rouse him, according to his lead defense attorney, José Refugio Rodríguez. “The conditions that he’s being held in are very drastic. He’s a victim of cruel and inhumane treatment well below the minimum standards established by the United Nations,” Rodríguez said in an interview. “This is practically torture.” Well, he may be the victim of...(Read Full Post)