Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman, better known as El Chapo has a new home in Colorado.

It's not a home per se, but a cell in the Administrative Maximum U.S. Penitentiary in Florence, CO.

Joaquin "El Chapo", Guzman Loera to appear in Brooklyn federal court on allegations of leading a continuing criminal enterprise, other drug-related charges
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El Chapo has been confirmed to be at the prison by his attorney, Jeffery Lichtman, after being transported from a secret location in New York City.

The prison in Florence has been called the Alcatraz of the Rockies as it is the highest security prison in the nation. El Chapo was sentenced to life plus 30 years in prison and ordered to repay $12.6 billion in restitution for cocaine trafficking in the United States.


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