The arrest and conviction of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was hailed by US officials as a "victory for the American people".

But on the day his trial ended, US officials seized the largest amount of fentanyl ever recovered in the United States.

Despite El Chapo's arrest, drugs continue to pour into the US. So is it time to look at alternative ways to win the war on drugs?

In this Reality Check, we ask whether Portugal's radical drug policy is the way to go.

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Source: Al Jazeera