Mexician Court Approves Detention Order for El Chapo's Extradition
The Mexican Attorney General's office (PGR), issued a statement today (available here in Spanish) saying that a federal judge has approved an order of detention for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman-Loera for the purposes of extradition to the U.S.
The statement says the Judge reviewed the U.S. request for extradition submitted in late June, 2015, and found it meets the treaty requirements.
Of course, first he must be recaptured alive, and second, he gets to challenge his extradition in court, which could take a year or more. [More...]
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