El Chapo Plays Catch-Up in Mexican Drug Trade

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After 17 months in a Mexican jail, El Chapo Guzman is understandably a little bit behind. He and his band of thugs at the Sinaloa Carter are trying to play catch up to recover the ground they lost during his time in the slammer.

The AP has learned that even though Guzman was not in direct and public control of the cartel, he was still able to give directions to the people in charge via a cell phone provided by prison guards, and via the frequent lawyer visits.

However, below the surface, things are a mess for the criminal empires operation in Mexico, and one has to wonder if El Chapo is going to settle scores. Fox News Latino reports: