January 11, 2016 21:13 IST

Sean Penn meeting, silver screen dreams help Mexican drug lord's downfall

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A clandestine meeting that Hollywood star Sean Penn orchestrated with Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman in a jungle hideout late last year helped the Mexican government catch the world's most-wanted drug lord, sources said. Credit: Reuters
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A clandestine meeting that Hollywood star Sean Penn orchestrated with Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman in a jungle hideout late last year helped the Mexican government catch the world's most-wanted drug lord, sources said. Credit: Reuters
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A clandestine meeting that Hollywood star Sean Penn orchestrated with Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman in a jungle hideout late last year helped the Mexican government catch the world's most-wanted drug lord, sources said. Credit: Reuters
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A clandestine meeting that Hollywood star Sean Penn orchestrated with Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman in a jungle hideout late last year helped the Mexican government catch the world's most-wanted drug lord, sources said. Credit: Reuters
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A clandestine meeting that Hollywood star Sean Penn orchestrated with Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman in a jungle hideout late last year helped the Mexican government catch the world's most-wanted drug lord, sources said. Credit: Reuters