The other nicknames by which the children of “El Chapo” Guzmán are known – 2024-02-22 08:58:08

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“Los Chapitos”: the other nicknames by which the children of “El Chapo” Guzmán are known

The children of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, who are known as “Los Chapitos”, are currently at the head of the criminal organization that their father founded: the Sinaloa Cartel.

“Los Chapitos” took control of the Sinaloa Cartel after his father’s extradition to the United States. (Photo Prensa Libre: AFP, EFE and US Department of State)


The Sinaloa Cartel, more than two decades after its founding, remains as one of the most powerful criminal organizations in the world with activities in more than 100 countries.

Currently, this criminal group is divided into two factions: the first led by Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada and the other by the children of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.

The drug cartels, throughout history, as well as their main characters, They have resorted to using nicknames to facilitate their criminal activities, generate intimidation and go unnoticed by the authorities.

The use of these nicknames is usually focused on each individual, but there are groups of drug traffickers who receive aliases together, as in the case of the children of “El Chapo”.

The children of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, headed by Iván Archivaldo, Jesús Alfredo, Joaquín and Ovidioare known in the world of drug trafficking as “Los Chapitos.”

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However, the US Department of Justice recently revealed that The descendants of the dangerous drug trafficker have two more nicknames collectively.

According to a document from the Northern District of Illinois, which was published in May 2023, “Los Chapitos” are also identified as “Los Menores.”

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Furthermore, research indicates that Joaquín Guzmán Loera’s children are also called “Los Chiquillos”a nickname that also derives from his genetic relationship with the founder of the Sinaloa Cartel.

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