Ju­rors picked for US trial of Mex­i­can drug lord El Chapo

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Jury se­lec­tion at the U.S. trial for Mex­i­can drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guz­man was com­pleted Wed­nes­day.

A jury of seven women and five men is to hear open­ing state­ments Tues­day in the drug-con­spir­acy case against Guz­man in fed­eral court in Brook­lyn, New York.

Guz­man has pleaded not guilty to charges ac­cus­ing him of over­see­ing a drug car­tel known for vi­o­lence and for break­ing him out of Mex­i­can jails.

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