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‘El Chapo’ Guzmán is not being held in poor conditions, says Biden adviser

prison conditions in USA comply with “the international standard”, declared an adviser to the president Joe Biden to channel NTN24 after the drug trafficker Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman he will complain that he lives “a psychological torment“and asked to serve a sentence in Mexico.

I don’t know the particulars, but I know that the prison bureau is in very good condition (…), which is up to the international standard. It is something that we fulfill our international duties“, he claimed Juan GonzalezBiden’s main adviser for Latin America and the Caribbean during the Question of Power program.

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I couldn’t go into more details.” because it is something that concerns the Department of Justice, added González.

El Chapo was sentenced to life imprisonment in the United States after being convicted of drug trafficking, money laundering and use of firearms and is being held in the maximum security prison ADX Florencein the desert of Colorado.

His lawyer Jose Refugio Rodriguez sent an email to the Mexican embassy in Washington in which he alleges that his client says he suffers extreme prison conditions, such as being isolated from other prisoners, not being able to communicate in Spanish and not having “seen the sun” in the six years he has been incarcerated.

Speaking to AFP, the lawyer confirmed on Wednesday that his goal is for El Chapo “return to Mexico to be tried for the criminal proceedings that you have” pending and to serve his sentence in a local jail, in accordance with a prison agreement between the two countries.

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For now, the Mexican president, Andres Manuel Lopez ObradorHe assured that he will review the order.

We are going to review it. When it comes to human rights, there are ways and there are international instances”, the leftist president said on Wednesday.

Source: Elcomercio

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