U.S. authorities had wanted Joaquin Guzman extradited, in part over fears that he would get out again. Mexican authorities refused. His escape likely will deepen distrust between the countries.
Notre Dame law professor and former FBI agent Jimmy Gurule says Guzman's brazen escape has only further damaged bi-national cooperation.
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