New York — The world's most infamous cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from poverty in rural Mexico to amass billions of dollars, was found guilty in a US court on Tuesday of running a violent gang that smuggled tonnes of drugs into America. Jurors in federal court in Brooklyn found Guzman, 61, head of the Sinaloa Cartel, guilty on all 10 counts. He faces a possible sentence of life in prison at a proceeding the judge scheduled for June 25. One of the major figures in drug wars that have roiled Mexico since 2006, Guzman became an almost legendary criminal figure. He staged two dramatic escapes from Mexican high-security prisons. Guzman sat and showed no emotion while the verdict was read. Once the jury left the room, he and his wife Emma Coronel, put their hands to their hearts and gave each other the thumbs up sign. His wife shed tears. Guzman, whose nickname means "Shorty," was extradited to the US for trial in 2017 after he was arrested in Mexico the year before. Th...

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