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'El Chapo' To Be Extradited To The U.S. Following Sean Penn Interview

Drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted into a helicopter at Mexico City's airport on January 8, 2016 following his recapture during an intense military operation in Los Mochis, in Sinaloa State. Mexican marines recaptured fugitive drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Friday in the northwest of the country, six months after his spectacular prison break embarrassed authorities. (Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images)
Drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted into a helicopter at Mexico City's airport on January 8, 2016 following his recapture during an intense military operation in Los Mochis, in Sinaloa State. Mexican marines recaptured fugitive drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Friday in the northwest of the country, six months after his spectacular prison break embarrassed authorities. (Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images)

Authorities have apprehended Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, months after he escaped from prison. He was caught, in part, thanks to an interview Sean Penn conducted with him for Rolling Stone.

Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with Adam Raney of Al Jazeera English about the actor’s role in catching “El Chapo,” and what happens next.

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