How Easy Was El Chapo's Escape?

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A massive manhunt is on in Mexico for Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, who escaped from prison this weekend, using a highly sophisticated tunnel and acutely embarrassing Mexico's President, Enrique Peña Nieto. Shortly before he was captured and sent to prison, Guzmán had fled from authorities using a network of tunnels and sewers.  Enrique Peña Nieto promised he'd never get out again.  But on Saturday, Guzmán disappeared through a hole in the floor of his shower that led to a one-mile long tunnel opening to the outside world.  Tracy Wilkinson, Mexico City bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, picks up the story.

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Mexican drug trafficker Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán after his arrest in Mazatlan on February 22, 2014
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Credits

Guest:
Tracy Wilkinson - Los Angeles Times - @TracyKWilkinson

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Evan George, Jenny Hamel