Shortly after his arrest, in February this year, he pleaded guilty and cooperated with justice. He received a moderate sentence this Tuesday Three years for drug trafficking and money laundering.
He was still a teenager when he married Joaquin’s “El Chapo” Guzman, and the judge justified the sentence in New York this Tuesday. Emma Coronal, Wife of the famous leader of the Sinaloa Cordell.
“I show my sincere regret for all the damage done,” the Colonel said before learning of the sentence. I am saddened by the harm I have done to my family, “he added.
As part of his petition deal with prosecutors in June, the 32-year-old Coronal admitted to acting as an ambassador between Guzmn and other members of the Sinaloa cartel while in Aldiblano Mexican prison after his arrest in 2014.
Guzman used those communications to escape from prison in 2015, leading his cell to rain through an underground tunnel built by the Cartel, north of Toluca, Mexico.
King was recaptured in January 2016 and handed over to the United States a year later. He was convicted in February 2019 of drug trafficking, conspiracy, kidnapping, murder and other charges, and was later sentenced to life in prison by a Colonel avoidance media investigation.
At that trial, when “El Chapo” entered New York court, he was convicted, in which his view was always towards the public area.
Guzman did not miss any opportunity to greet Colonel Icepro, His wife.
The Colonel, always with elegant and luxurious clothes and jewelry, was one of the protagonists for being quiet in favor of her husband.
“To my wife to this day You are not allowed to meet me. I am not allowed to hug my daughters. It is a 24 hour emotional, psychological and mental torture. At the 2019 trial he expressed “opposition” to El Chapo, the most inhumane thing I have ever experienced in my life.
Colonel Gerardo Lizardi, a journalist who appeared for most of the trial, spent several days in public “from beginning to end” and followed the trial from court for BBC Mundo.
“When El Chapo entered, the first thing he did was to greet her from a distance, sometimes with his hands and sometimes with gestures. And sometimes she greeted him. Guzman looked for her with his eyes from the accused’s chairSaid the journalist.
The Colonel met when Guzman was 17 years old.
Mexican drug trafficking researchers, journalist and author Jose Revels, promise Coronel. “Love of Life” Of the employer.
Although Guzman escaped from justice for a good part of those years and was imprisoned in both Mexico and the United States, their relationship lasted more than a decade.
Origin of Emma Coronal
Colonel Born in Santa Clara, California, But grew up in Rancheria Angostura, The so-called “golden triangle” of drug trafficking, is home to only a few dozen people in northern Mexico.
“You do not see anything luxurious there, and the things you see in the city are very stressful.
Despite her assurances that her family would dedicate themselves to farming, both of her fathers, Ines Coronal Barrera, Like his older brother, Ines Omar, Today they are being imprisoned in connection with the activities of the El Chapo Cartel.
Jose Revels and Annabel Hernandez both promise to be late Cabo Ignacio “Nacho” Colonel Barrera Along with “El Chapo” and Ismail “El Mayo” Zambada, one of the most prominent leaders of the Sinaloa cartel was the young woman’s uncle.
But Emma Coronal promises that she does not know him.
How did you meet “El Chapo”?
At the age of 17, the Colonel, who was at a celebration near La Angostura, told Hernandez that he first saw Joaquin Guzman.
“What won me over about him was his speech, I say the way he treated me … He does not bring me big gifts or big things, but he beats people with his behavior, ”he said after being asked about the age difference between them.
The day the Colonel came of age, on his eighteenth birthday they were married in the church. July 2, 2007. They only had dinner with a close family, he said.
He denied that there were any politicians from the region or that the union had the protection of the Mexican military, as press reports at the time indicated.
“By that time, did you already understand who Joaquin Guzmn was Lora?” Hernandez asked him. “I think not,” he replied.
His relationship with Kuzman
Her marriage to one of Mexico’s most powerful drug trafficking bosses led her husband, determined by the U.S. Justice Department, to move to Giuliano in Sinaloa, one of Cartel’s strongholds, which he led for two decades.
He studied journalism at the Autonomous University of Sinaloa, Time to define the kernel as “very normal”.
In 2011, she had twins, Maria Joaquina and Emali Guadeloupe, but admitted she only saw her husband when “everything was somewhat normal”.
He vowed never to see weapons or drugs when he was with her: “Actually, I don’t know if he’s a drug dealer.”, Said.
“I can say that we had a good relationship and we always got along well. He is a very caring man, very affectionate, very respectful, very cheerful and he makes you forget your problems. When you look at him, if you know he has a lot of problems, he feels like he has nothing.
The colonel has not been able to live with Kuzman since he was deported to the United States in January 2017.
Unlike the ones they let him imprison in Mexico, in the latter country Officers were severely isolated Capo, a two-time escapee from Mexican high-security prisons.
Judge Brian Cohen rejected his request for a few seconds to hug his wife for security reasons, in which case Guzman Harshly criticized At trial he was sentenced in 2019.
Nevertheless, the Colonel truly attended the sessions and extended his congratulations to the end.
In recent months, Coronal has distanced itself from the low profile it has traditionally maintained in the media and has strengthened its presence on the social network Instagram, where he promotes Sinaloa companies. Among his hundreds of thousands of followers.
In late 2019, he even appeared on an American reality show Cartel Group, It restored the lives of the characters connected to the world of organized crime and it received great criticism and demands not to broadcast it.
This Tuesday, the judge who handed down the sentence wished him good luck.
“I hope you will raise your twins in a different environment from the one you have lived in so far.”