President’s Drug Money – level 1

23-01-2019 07:00

The Sinaloa cartel is a drug cartel in Mexico. Between 1989 and 2014, the cartel moves 200 tons of drugs to the USA.

Joaquín Guzmán Loera was the boss of the cartel. People also call him El Chapo. He is in the USA now. He can go to prison for life. His ex-assistant talks at a court in New York. He says that El Chapo gave $100 million to Enrique Peña Nieto in 2012. Enrique Peña Nieto was the Mexican President until 2018.

Difficult words: cartel (a big criminal organisation), court (a room with lawyers who say if somebody goes to prison or not), gave (past of ‘give’).

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