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a member of the Sicilian Mafia

a member of the Mafia crime syndicate in the United States

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Most Filipinos take their eternal salvation pretty seriously, the nastiest people in this country, like the Mafiosi, hearing Mass and going to confession faithfully, finding no particular contradiction between that and raping, stealing, and murdering.
He blasted: "Those who in their lives follow this path of evil, as mafiosi do, are not in communion with God.
But in the Eighties, after a sweep by elite police, two uncorrupted magistrates, Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, held mass trials convicting 342 mafiosi.
in his trademark growl as he takes a breather between pummelling scores of nefarious Triad and henchmen and Russian mafiosi to a bloody pulp.
Depending on the political outlook of the Mayor, these influences could be the Chamber of Commerce, the CBI, a trade union or the Mafiosi.
Le scene dei film che trattano della mafia, da Salvatore Giuliano (1961) in poi, sono piene di donne, mogli e figlie di mafiosi, in abiti tradizionali, vestite di nero, silenziose, obbedienti, omertose, che poi appaiono disperate e riverse sui corpi dei figli e dei mariti uccisi.
Tunisians doubt that his designation was influenced by this relation, a push over that bitterly reminds them with the mafiosi ben Ali in laws and their assault of Tunisia s business and public affairs.
In the last sequence of the film Titta is lowered from a crane into a container of fresh concrete by the Mafiosi who attempt, in vain, to retrieve the suitcase.
Another is a convicted mafiosi who claims his brother was responsible for killing Meredith, who was found dead at the flat she shared with Knox in 2007.
In this part, the regulation of the affairs of the Mafiosi in different Mafia groups and the network systems among their members are explored.
Attempts to fill time through Tarantinoesque violent comedy and tough-guy bluster fall fiat, and some subtitled Italian mafiosi appear to have been reading their lines phonetically from cue cards.
He interviews former student radicals, retired Mafiosi and ex-IRA members to find out how it became their weapon of choice.
P olice arrested 38 people, and announced they believed the track may have been run by the Camorra, the dreaded Neapolitan Mafia equivalent, the very mention of whose name makes all good Mafiosi cross themselves hastily, push away their heaped plates of spaghetti with clam sauce and mop their suddenly sodden brows with the creamy white napkins they've just tucked under their chins.
But the kingpins of Big Media--who feed us endless blow-by-blow "news" accounts of the investigations of Martha Stewart, Kobe Bryant, and Scott Peterson--for some reason suffer from chronic attention deficit disorder when it comes to PSI's investigation of the international mafiosi operating out of the UN headquarters on New York's East River.
I formulated certain general questions for them to consider," writes Mafiosi, "the most central of which was how these great works of imagination could help us in our present trapped situation as women.