By 859, the Tang Dynasty is before its downfall. The emperor is incompetent and the government corrupted. Uprisings occur throughout the country and many revolutionaries form teams to overthrow the regime. The most powerful among them is a hidden league called "House of the Flying Daggers." Their main tactic is to steal from the rich and give to the poor, an act that has made them very popular among the common people while infuriating the regime.
The Hostile Life of Griselda Blanco Griselda Blanco known to be the world's first women drug trafficker. She was born February 15, 1943, in Cartagena, Colombia. She grew up in an abusive environment, and her mom would sell her for sexual activities for money. Running away from all of this she met her first husband, Carlos Trujillo. He was the one that introduced her into drug trafficking in the first place.
Under DiMaso’s command, Rosenfeld and Prosser enter into a new world of mafias and power brokers. Carmine Polito (Jeremy Renner) is a passionate yet volatile political operator based in New Jersey. Polito is caught up in between the cons and the FBI. Last but not least, Rosenfeld’s unpredictable wife, Rosalyn, who is played by Jennifer Lawrence. Rosalyn plays an important part in the movie, she has the power to ruin the whole plan is she makes one simple mistake.
Nelson dropped out of school in the 8th grade to pursue the street life. By the age of 12 Nelson was an accomplished car thief but as stated earlier was sentenced to jail time. While in jail Nelson’s father killed himself, blaming his father's suicide on himself he would save a portion of the money he stole to help support the family. At one point in Nelson’s life he was labeled by the FBI “Public enemy
His desire for politics and power of money made him an alternate member of Colombia’s Congress in 1982. But his past illegal records forced him to resign the position after two years of the election. The justice minister who had revealed Escobar's notorious background was later slain. La Catedral prison, Search Bloc, and Los Pepes In June 1991, Escobar surrendered to the Colombian government but in return, he asked his own luxury private prison called “La Catedral” which was guarded by men he handpicked from among his
Here, this progress shows how Tom came to London and wasted the money that was entrusted to him by his father. He spends the money on luxury, gambling, and prostitution. However, his life does not end well as he is later imprisoned and then hospitalized. The similarities in
How did RSA ensure that we didn’t suffer the same fate as the USA? What effect does the low economic growth and the drought have on RSA? Answers: 1.) Due to money laundering and insider trading Gordan Gekko was sentenced to prison for 8 years. After his sentence, has been completed Gordan has nothing but his damaged relationship with his daughter Winnie.
He used to steal trains and land from the rich people to distribute them among the poor population. That´s the reason he was considered the Robin Hood of the Mexican Revolution by the poor and oppressed. He was inspired by the revolts conducted by Madero and during that time his military career grew. Then Villa and Emiliano Zapata met and decided to go to Mexico City to remove Carranza from power. At that time, Villa became a famous hero when he sat on the presidential chair for a photo in the National Palace.
Women in China are bought and sold-out, murdered and made to vanish in order to abide by the governmental policy that cooccur with the cultural phenomenon of male-child predilection. In 1979, the Chinese government instituted a One-Child Policy to control the large population expansion. ' In order to comply with the One-Child Policy and to ensure that the family has a desired boy child, millions of people in China have engaged in sex-selective abortions, murderer of their own baby girls, non-registration of the first or second infant in the family, and the forsaking or selling of their own girl children. Demographers estimate that there are between fifty and one hundred million missing women in China. ( Tiefenbrun,2008)4 In answer to the resulting deficiency of women, gangs, "specialist households," and "specialist villages" have been employed in an organized chain to snatch and trade women in China.
Aravind Adiga is the most significant novelist in the Indian Writing in English. The novel The White Tiger provides a perception of India’s struggle told through a narration from the protagonist, Balram Halwai, a village boy to the Chinese Premier His Excellency Wen Jiabao during seven nights. In detailing Balram’s journey first to Delhi, where he works as a chauffeur to a rich landlord, and then to Bangalore, the place which he flees after killing his master and stealing his money, the novel examines issues of religion, caste, loyalty, corruption and poverty in India. The misery and problems of this part of ‘dark India’ are compounded by the corrupt Indian political and bureaucratic set-up. The White Tiger offers a commentary on the drawbacks