Edgar Valdez Villarreal

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San Antonio Express-News
Huh? Hollywood couldn’t find a Mexican-American?But can the British actor be convincing as Edgar Valdez Villarreal, the South T
Huh? Hollywood couldn’t find a Mexican-American?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
But can the British actor be convincing as Edgar Valdez Villarreal, the South Texas-born drug cartel leader who is the only American to rise to such heights in Mexican drug cartel lore? Will audiences suspend their disbelief and buy into his... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Casting of Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson in British TV comedy sparks controversyThe British actor will star as the late pop star in "Elizabeth, Michael & Marlo
Casting of Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson in British TV comedy sparks controversy
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 days ago
The British actor will star as the late pop star in "Elizabeth, Michael & Marlon," set to debut later this year on the British network. The half-hour comedy special is inspired by the (possibly apocryphal) tale of a road trip shared by Jackson,... Read more
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FOX News
Should Charlie Hunnam be cast as Mexican-American in 'American Drug Lord'?Legendary Studios is being criticized for casting Charlie Hunnam as the Texas-b
Should Charlie Hunnam be cast as Mexican-American in 'American Drug Lord'?
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
Legendary Studios is being criticized for casting Charlie Hunnam as the Texas-born, Mexican-American real-life drug lord Edgar Valdez Villarreal in their film "American Drug Lord" because Hunnam is white, and Villareal is of mixed descent. The Los... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Charlie Hunnam as Mexican-American Edgar Valdez Villarreal is what's wrong with HollywoodIn the latest saga of Hollywood's diversity issues, taking center stage is acto
Charlie Hunnam as Mexican-American Edgar Valdez Villarreal is what's wrong with Hollywood
Los Angeles Times / Posted 17 days ago
In the latest saga of Hollywood's diversity issues, taking center stage is actor Charlie Hunnam of "Sons of Anarchy" fame, who will take on the lead role of "American Drug Lord," a film based on the life of Edgar Valdez Villarreal, a Mexican-American... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mexico investigating whether crimes were committed in 'El Chapo' meetingBut government spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said late Tuesday that it is the possi
Mexico investigating whether crimes were committed in 'El Chapo' meeting
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
But government spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said late Tuesday that it is the possibility of illegal acts, rather than specific people, that authorities in Mexico are looking into. "We investigate actions, we don't investigate people," he said. "The... Read more
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Gawker
The American High School Football Star Who Became a Drug LordMoms and dads, you might be disappointed with how your kids turned out. But alw
The American High School Football Star Who Became a Drug Lord
Gawker / Posted 24 days ago
Moms and dads, you might be disappointed with how your kids turned out. But always remember it's not as bad as it could be. Edgar Valdez Villarreal went from a high school football star in Texas to Mexican drug lord. Valdez, who is 37 and sports the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involvedMEXICO CITY -- Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugiti
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involved
Daily Herald / Posted 28 days ago
MEXICO CITY -- Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But government spokesman... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Drug lord flirted with Mexican actress, cared less for movieMEXICO CITY (AP) � Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fu
Drug lord flirted with Mexican actress, cared less for movie
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) � Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But government... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mexico investigating whether crimes were committed in 'El Chapo' meetingBut government spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said late Tuesday that it is the possi
Mexico investigating whether crimes were committed in 'El Chapo' meeting
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
But government spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said late Tuesday that it is the possibility of illegal acts, rather than specific people, that authorities in Mexico are looking into. "We investigate actions, we don't investigate people," he said. "The... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Mexico investigating whether crimes were committed in 'El Chapo' meetingBut government spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said late Tuesday that it is the possi
Mexico investigating whether crimes were committed in 'El Chapo' meeting
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
But government spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said late Tuesday that it is the possibility of illegal acts, rather than specific people, that authorities in Mexico are looking into. "We investigate actions, we don't investigate people," he said. "The... Read more
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Herald Sun
El Chapo’s random prison movesMEXICO’S government is moving Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman constantly from cell to
El Chapo’s random prison moves
Herald Sun / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO’S government is moving Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman constantly from cell to cell inside the maximum security prison where he is being held, the same lockup the elusive drug lord escaped from through a tunnel six months ago. Government spokesman... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mexico moving recaptured drug lord Guzman from cell to cellEl Chapo has been moved eight times at maximum security prison as Mexican offic
Mexico moving recaptured drug lord Guzman from cell to cell
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
El Chapo has been moved eight times at maximum security prison as Mexican officials investigate meeting held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo for possible crimes Government spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said Guzman has been moved eight... Read more
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News.com.au
El Chapo’s random prison movesMexico: Dramatic footage captures 'El Chapo' raid2:35 The Mexican goverment re
El Chapo’s random prison moves
News.com.au / Posted 29 days ago
Mexico: Dramatic footage captures 'El Chapo' raid2:35 The Mexican goverment released footage of the raid which brought down the notorious drug lord 'El Chapo', Monday. The video shows a fierce gun battle after police stormed the criminal's compound... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involvedMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fu
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involved
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But government... Read more
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Adelaide Now
El Chapo’s random prison movesMEXICO’S government is moving Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman constantly from cell to
El Chapo’s random prison moves
Adelaide Now / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO’S government is moving Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman constantly from cell to cell inside the maximum security prison where he is being held, the same lockup the elusive drug lord escaped from through a tunnel six months ago. Government spokesman... Read more
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The Courier Mail
El Chapo’s random prison movesMEXICO’S government is moving Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman constantly from cell to
El Chapo’s random prison moves
The Courier Mail / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO’S government is moving Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman constantly from cell to cell inside the maximum security prison where he is being held, the same lockup the elusive drug lord escaped from through a tunnel six months ago. Government spokesman... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involvedMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fu
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involved
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But government... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involvedMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fu
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involved
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But government... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involvedMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fu
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involved
Hawaii News Now / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But government... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involvedMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fu
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involved
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But government... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involvedMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fu
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involved
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But government... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting th
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involvedMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fu
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involved
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But government... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involvedMexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Jo
Mexico investigating Guzman meeting, not actors involved
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 29 days ago
Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But government spokesman Eduardo Sanchez... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) � Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fu
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) � Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But government... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fu
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
Hawaii News Now / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But government... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting th
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting th
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting th
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting th
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting th
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting th
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
KXXV Waco / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting th
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting th
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting th
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting th
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But... Read more
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Denver Post
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimesMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting th
Mexico investigating drug lord meeting for possible crimes
Denver Post / Posted 29 days ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials said they are investigating the meeting that then-fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with actor Sean Penn and actress Kate del Castillo in October to see if any crimes were committed. But... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Mexico is investigating meeting JoaquinIn this Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is made to face t
Mexico is investigating meeting Joaquin
Brandon Sun / Posted 29 days ago
In this Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is made to face the press as he's escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by soldiers and marines at a federal hangar in Mexico City. Guzman's second prison escape in 2015 from a top... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Mexico: 'El Chapo' will be extradited to U.S.Mexico will begin proceedings for the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chap
Mexico: 'El Chapo' will be extradited to U.S.
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 1 months ago
Mexico will begin proceedings for the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States, the office of Mexico's attorney general said Saturday. It's a process that could take months. The attorney general's office said two prior... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Mexico: 'El Chapo' will be extradited to U.S.Mexico will begin proceedings for the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chap
Mexico: 'El Chapo' will be extradited to U.S.
Local 10 Miami / Posted 1 months ago
Mexico will begin proceedings for the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States, the office of Mexico's attorney general said Saturday. It's a process that could take months. The attorney general's office said two prior... Read more
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Orange County Register
Mexico is considering extradition of escaped drug lord known as El ChapoMEXICO CITY – After long resisting requests from Washington, Mexico’s governmen
Mexico is considering extradition of escaped drug lord known as El Chapo
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
MEXICO CITY – After long resisting requests from Washington, Mexico’s government is now actively considering extraditing Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, to the United States to face drug charges there, a Mexican... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Former Texas Football Player Turned Mexican Cartel Leader Pleads GuiltyA drug cartel leader in Mexico known as “La Barbie” has pleaded guilty to charg
Former Texas Football Player Turned Mexican Cartel Leader Pleads Guilty
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 1 months ago
A drug cartel leader in Mexico known as “La Barbie” has pleaded guilty to charges in the U.S. Edgar Valdez Villarreal, a former Texas high school football player whom authorities say rose to high ranks within a Mexican cartel pleaded guilty to... Read more
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