Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman, also known as El Chapo, was found guilty of drug trafficking charges at his trial in New York and sentenced to life in prison, plus 30 years.
Before his arrest and extradition to the US, he ran the world's biggest criminal gang. This is the story of his rise to power - and his astonishing escapes.
Born to a family of farmers in Sinaloa state, north-west Mexico
Rises to head the Sinaloa drug cartel, the world's biggest criminal gang
Escapes assassination but is caught and sentenced to 20 years in jail
Escapes prison, reportedly by hiding in a laundry basket
Sinaloa cartel starts to earn billions of dollars a year, and its influence stretches to 50 countries.
El Chapo is accused of ordering hundreds of killings and kidnappings.
El Chapo enters Forbes rich list with estimated wealth of $1bn
Cartel earns up to $3bn a year and becomes biggest source of drugs to US
El Chapo caught in Pacific coast town after 13 years on the run
Flees via a tunnel dug under his prison cell, later gives interview to Sean Penn
Sinaloa comes to dominate US drugs market ahead of other Mexican cartels
El Chapo is caught - again - after a major shootout in western Mexico
Extradited to the US, where he faces trial and where his wife follows him
Trial begins in New York, where bridges shut so he can get to court
The trial heard claims El Chapo had a “murder room” with a drain to make cleaning up easier; once buried alive a rival; bribed a former Mexican president; had his own private zoo