Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has little to provide thanks for this vacation season — however he’ll get to dig into some Thanksgiving turkey.
The Mexican drug kingpin will go the vacation again in his cell within the most safety wing of Manhattan’s Metropolitan Correctional Heart, the place he’ll have the ability to chow down on a veritable feast, in accordance a Bureau of Prisons spokesperson.
Whereas Guzman doesn’t rejoice the American vacation — which landed him again in solitary confinement for the following 5 days whereas his Brooklyn drug trafficking trial is on hiatus — the reputed chief of the Sinaloa Cartel is a fan of turkey, in keeping with a supply.
And although the menu offered by the federal Bureau of Prisons says he’ll get a lunch together with “turkey roast” and “turkey gravy,” protection lawyer Jeffrey Lichtman joked the meal could be extra akin to “Slop. With a single turkey feather” than the standard feast being loved by many Individuals.
Guzman’s lunchtime meal can even embody candy potato mash, vegetable stuffing, collard greens, corn, potato salad, cranberry sauce, inexperienced salad, and a slice of bread.
There’s even a “pie dessert” — although it’s a part of a pared-down dinner menu of two peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, a fruit and a bag of potato chips.
The drug lord really eats higher when he’s on the courthouse throughout trial days, in keeping with sources aware of his scheduled meals. He’s served meals from the Downtown Brooklyn courthouse’s cafeteria, which, opposite to lore, is just not a bologna sandwich, however a rotating protein, a starch and a scoop of greens.
Along with turkey, the kingpin can also be a fan of Chinese language cuisines, stated the supply with data of his consuming habits.
The remainder of Chapo’s vacation will play per typical within the small most safety wing often called 10 South — 23 hours in a cramped, windowless room, and a single hour of solitary recreation.
Lichtman says he plans to go to his consumer a minimum of as soon as over the vacation weekend for prep in his ongoing trial.