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Mexican drug lord moves to block US extradition

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Mexico's powerful drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sought to prevent extradition bids by the United States, where he faces charges for smuggling massive amounts of cocaine. 

Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman Loera aka "el Chapo Guzman", is escorted by marines as he is presented to the press on February 22, 2014 in Mexico City

Federal prosecutors in New York announced plans to request Guzman's extradition, while several other US cities have indicted him on a slew of other offenses.

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