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They deny ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán’s requests for family calls and visits

A federal judge in New York has denied Mexican drug trafficker Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán Loera, who is serving a life sentence in the US, his requests to receive calls and family visits. could be visited in the maximum security prison in Colorado.

The magistrate told Guzmán Loera that the Bureau of Prisons is now “solely responsible” for the conditions that he is in prison. Maximum administrative facility (ADX), in Florence, is one of the safest in the world, according to CBS.

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The judge responded to a motion filed by ‘El Chapo’ on March 20 to recall the two 15-minute calls he received with his 12-year-old twin daughters, which were canceled in May 2023, and to allow people young people visit. their mother, his wife Emma Coronel.

In response, the New York judge told him that the court where he was tried has no power to “change the conditions” imposed by the Bureau of Prisons and recalled that the calls and visits he was given during the case – law replaced after this was completed, in 2019.

Discrimination against ‘El Chapo’?

According to Guzmán Loera, the calls were canceled due to “unprecedented discrimination against me.”

The former head of the Sinaloa Cartel told the judge in his motion that the calls are the only contact he has with his daughters, who live in Mexico and cannot visit him because they do not have visas.

His wife lives in California and was released from prison last year after serving two and a half years for drug trafficking and money laundering.

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