Stanfa decided he needed new blood and got some Sicilian Soldiers. In 1992 Stanfa started to plot against Merlino so he decided to by the saying “keep your friends close but your enemies closer”, and so he kept Merlino closer. The two were seen at social events as well as mob meetings together. Stanfo also inducted Merlino and 2 others into the Philadelphia Family as made members. After a while he decided to get rid of Merlino and to do this he had to move fast so he ordered a hit on Merlino
(Pablo Escobar Crime Museum) In 1975, Escobar ordered the murder of Medellín’s most powerful drug lord, Fabio Restrepo. The first time Escobar was arrested came soon after this, though the case was dropped when he ordered the murder of all the arresting officers. As his control over the drug trade grew, so did his control in Colombia. He was even elected to Congress in 1982.
In 1952 the US got involved after Nicaragua solicited U.S. assistance to overthrow the Guatemalan leader, Jacobo Arbenz Guzman. President Truman authorized the shipment of weapons and money to anti-Arbenz groups. But, within five weeks the operation to topple Arbenz quickly fizzled when representatives loyal to the president uncovered the plot and took steps to solidify their power. Later Eisenhower sought to defend American interests abroad with an increase in funds for nuclear weapons and covert operations. After that, convinced that Arbenz threatened U.S. national security because of his alleged Communist sympathies, Eisenhower approved the first-ever clandestine military action in Latin America.
Salvador Castro was born on October 25, 1933 in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles and was a social studies teacher who played a major role in the 1960s Chicano walkouts. He was the only son of two hardworking Mexican immigrant workers. As a child, his father who was undocumented was deported back to his home country. Castro’s parents eventually divorced due to them being far apart. Castro attended segregated a school and encountered racism.
Ron Stone, a police drug informant disappeared on January 22nd 1977 only for his body to be found two months later on the banks of River Stanislaus, miles from Sonora. The victim had been working as a drug informant for narcotic detectives. His main duty was to set up Christopher Towler by introducing him to two undercover agents who would arrest him as he tried to sell them cocaine. The set up was successful and Towler was arrested and convicted on charges of selling cocaine. In the course of his trial and before his conviction, Towler had expressed his hatred for snitches and the fact that he believed that they should be killed.
The central idea of Nathalie Granjeno 's "DeAndre Williams" was that people have to choose their friends carefully because the friends someone picks can stab them in the back. Juan told his friend, DeAndre Williams, that he should stop getting in trouble so DeAndre could get the job he wanted. DeAndre started officer training with help from Juan. For a few months DeAndre quit the drug business and became a cop. He was shot by his old drug friends when revisiting his childhood home.
Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Soon after his birth, his father, William Armstrong, left. With his father leaving, Louis’ mother, Maryann, decided it would be best if he went to go live with his grandmother, Josephine. While Armstrong was living with his grandmother, “Maryann gave birth to a daughter, the result of a temporary reconciliation with William.” (Brown, Page 15) Louis’ sister, Beatrice, was two years younger than him.
cabinet official served jail time for a felony committed while in office. The government had set aside oil-rich public lands at Teapot Dome, Wyoming, and Elk Hills, California, for use by the U.S. Navy. Albert Fall secretly leased the land to two private oil companies. Although Fall claimed that these contracts were in the government’s interest, he suddenly received more than $400,000 in “loans, bonds, and cash.” He was later found guilty of bribery and became the first American to be convicted of a felony while holding a cabinet post.
On March 6, 1927, Gabriel “Gabo” Garcia Marquez was born in Aracataca, Colombia. When Marquez was born, birth certificates were not being issued in his village so there is a possibility that he was born in 1928. He was born to Gabriel Elijio Garcia, a medical school dropout, and to Luisa Santiaga Marquez, daughter of Colonel Nicolás Ricardo Márquez Mejía. Luisa’s father did not approve of her relationship with Marquez’s father. When he was still young, Marquez was taken to live with his maternal grandparents.
Several of his actions triggered people to think there was some type of mental unease. The fact Guiteau stalked the President for weeks was already a hint that he was planning something out. Mclntyre says, “ He came close to carrying out the shooting on two separate occasions, but time he could not complete the task. The first time, he felt sorry for Garfield’s wife, who was with him, and the second time, was without a clear shot.” That clearly shows that he was definitely after him and was just waiting for the right moment to get rid of the President.
Palma rose in ranks. Following the loss of a large cocaine shipment, which was blamed on Palma, El Lobito was killed, and Palma was spared. Following El Lobitos death, Palma came into contact and created an alliance with Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzman. Palma seperated from the group which was handed down to Gallardo 's nephews in
The Secretary of Treasury, Andrew Mellon, set out to find the evidence to prosecute Capone. Capone was jailed for a period of time for carrying a concealed weapon until March 16, 1930. It was not until Elmer Irey placed undercover agents within Capone’s crew did law enforcement have a chance of getting hard evidence. An agent ended up dead before he could testify. However, Irey had two bookkeepers of Capone’s businesses there to testify that were protected by the police before the trial.
He used an unprecedented 22 private Boeing 747 jets to move cocaine from Mexico to the United States, and his net worth is $25 billion. To protect himself, he altered his appearance with plastic surgery; however, he died during the
Ramon Betances was a politician, born on April 8, 1827, in Cabo Rojo. He received his primary and secondary education in private schools. His mother died when he was young and his father sent him to France. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Paris in 1855, Ramon Betances returned to Puerto Rico and founded a hospital. He worked to save Puerto Ricans from the cholera epidemic.
A hit man has been hired to silence him and threats have been made against his family. The Corrigan family had to leave everything they had, and even their identities. Rita Green was convinced to provide them new identities, new talents, and a new far away location by the government to the “Weber” family. Their