President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the arrest of Emma Coronel, wife of the drug lord Joaquín El Chapo Guzmán Loera, is a a matter for the United States authorities; however, he hopes there will be more information about the arrest.
In his morning lecture, he recalled that El Chapo continues to be detained in the United States, like the former secretary of Public Security, Genaro Garcia Luna, who is accused of receiving bribes from Guzmán Loera.
“It is a matter that is decided in the United States. They detain her, her husband, as it is known, is detained. Add that the one who was Secretary of Security in Felipe Calderón’s government is detained, accused of receiving bribes from Mr. Guzmán Loera, perhaps That is why the detention that they want to have more information about how it was given, how the conspiracy was carried out.
“It was not known where crime ended and authority began. It may be for this reason that I hope the United States government will inform more, but it is a matter that corresponds to them,” he said in the National Palace.
His initial appearance in federal court in the District of Columbia is scheduled to take place today via videoconference.
Video: Emma Coronel, wife of ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán is arrested in the US (Dailymotion)