Joaquin Guzman Loera, aka El Chapo, former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel had a circle of people close to him. Among these individuals was his Chef staff, identified as Ophelia Contreras González, who was trusted by the narco along with his relatives.
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Reports prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), released by Muck Rock and shared by crime journalist Óscar Balderas indicated that El Chapo It had people dedicated to the preparation of its food as well as a sommelierthat is, a person specialized in drinks.
According to the documents Jaime Haz was identified as the sommelier of the shorty, a specialist who would be focused on whiskey. According to reports, the first time Haz’s appearance was recorded was in the year 2018.
It should be noted that Jaime Haz could only be an alias, not a name. Nevertheless, his position as beverage expertspecifically the whiskey, yes is recognized among the documents that Balderas shared through his Twitter account during the afternoon of Wednesday, November 16.
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According to the aforementioned journalist, Jaime Haz managed to be one of the people closest to the shorty. the sommelier he was as trustworthy as the architect who helped the drug dealer with the tunnels of drug Sinaloa cartel.
Guzmán Loera was extradited to the United States in January 2017where he starred in the so-called “trial of the century” during which other drug traffickers testified from Mexico and Colombia, as well as some of his former collaborators and lovers, who made various revelations about the operations of the shorty and the Sinaloa cartel.
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While some criminal leaders are still free, there are others who, from prison, and even after death, continue to have influence in the state.
It should be remembered that on October 21 it was reported that Joaquin El Chapo Guzman would have presented in the United States a new court appeal requesting a new procedure to be judged, according to the file 09-CR-466.
The drug trafficker is serving a sentence of life imprisonment in one of the most secure prisons in the world, the United States Penitentiary, Administrative Maximum Facility or ADX Florence.
For his part, he Sinaloa cartel is one of the most relevant criminal groups currently, just last November 6 an alleged member of said organization stated that had dined with the former president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto.
The person who revealed his meeting with Peña Nieto was identified as Jesus Flores Ramo, aka Pepe. The statements of said individual were released by the weekly Proceso.
At the end of last month, specifically on October 30, a video in which a group of armed men subdued an alleged member of the Sinaloa CartelIn the recording, seven men with their faces covered and with long weapons surrounded a shirtless man with his eyes covered.
The individual’s statements indicated that he belonged to a criminal cell known as the chapizalinked to Sianaloa CartelHe also mentioned that they kept him threatened because the criminal group does not have enough members.
“People of Obregón, I’m here, they have me tied up because of ‘The Chapiza’ that put me to work, threatening me and my family and just like me, he has two or three guys working, since they they don’t have staffsome because they have been killed, others have been caught, others have left due to lack of food they don’t even have to eat”, he stated when questioned.