File photo of Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman known as El Chapo
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Manhunt for escaped Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman

The Mexican President, Enrique Pena Nieto, says he has faith that the security forces will recapture one of the world's most powerful drug lords, who has escaped from a high security prison.

Mr Pena Nieto said he wanted a full investigation into Joaquin Guzman's escape.

Guzman, known as El Chapo, or "Shorty", is believed to have made his way through a tunnel more than a kilometre long from showers near his cell.

Katy Watson reports.

  • 12 Jul 2015
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