Posted by on January 3, 2019 4:00 am
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The alleged Mexican drug kingpin’s trial resumes on Thursday but, amid riveting testimony so far, strange silences have lurked

The tectonic plates beneath a big mafia trial shift out of sight from the proceedings, but occasionally there is a glimpse of the bigger picture. The trial of the alleged Sinaloa cartel chief Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán – which resumes on Thursday – has been no exception.

The proceedings have offered extraordinary detail of the workings of a Mexican cartel, but have been hallmarked by what is unseen – and kept that way by Judge Brian Cogan.

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