Jurors will be kept anonymous in trial, and Guzmán has been held in solitary confinement, barred from seeing his wife

Twelve New Yorkers have been chosen to sit on the jury that will decide the fate of accused Mexican cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán, whose trial on US drug trafficking charges begins next week.

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