Cartel leader's high-tech gadgets, counterspy tactics helped him evade capture for 13 years

  • by: ALICIA A. CALDWELL , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 26, 2014 - 2:26 AM

WASHINGTON — Mexico's most powerful drug cartel leader employed high-tech communications gadgetry and sophisticated counterespionage practices to elude an international manhunt for 13 years, The Associated Press has learned. In the end, however, life on the run unraveled for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in a decidedly low-tech way.

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