mafioso


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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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A lot of these Mafioso later migrated to USA alongside people (mostly belonging to agricultural labour) when droughts struck Sicily.
My face isn't entirely sympathetic and some people think I look like a Mafioso." Restaurateur Antonio Carluccio "I don't care if someone calls me 'darling'.
Initially it is difficult to get a hang of the murky ethics and violent machinations of a district run by a powerful coal mafioso and his army of well trained goons.
The farmer had given him a key to get in--a detail later cited in the farmer's defence when he was charged with being a mafioso: how could his farm be a heroin refinery when he allowed a student free access?
Di Giacomo is even having to cut payments to families of jailed Mafioso. Police captain Piero Iannotti said: "Guaranteeing support for families of those behind bars has become an obsession for the bosses.
LONDON Sat Apr 5, 2014(Reuters) - London police said on Saturday they had re-arrested a fugitive Sicilian mafioso who last month won a legal fight against extradition to Italy from Britain where he has been living under an alias for two decades.
During the trial in Palermo, it was disclosed that a former mafioso, Rosario Naimo, moved to the United States in 1965 and became the Sicilian mob's senior representative in the US.
If we followed the mass financial destruction trail of these investment Mafioso, we will see it was governments' own foolishness and incompetence that got their countries in this mother of all predicaments.
Fin dal 1984 il Centro siciliano di documentazione Giuseppe Impastato ha sviluppato il progetto di ricerca Mafia e societa con l'intento di contribuire a una conoscenza piu adeguata del fenomeno mafioso. La metodologia seguita, nell'impostazione e nell'attuazione del progetto, e basata sull'analisi delle idee correnti radicate nell'immaginario collettivo e in qualche modo presenti anche all'interno del mondo professionale e accademico, come per esempio le nozioni di considerare la mafia come un'organizzazione antistato oppure soltanto come un'emergenza, che nella prassi si traduce nell'idea che la mafia esiste quando spara e assume rilevanza quando uccide personaggi di primissimo piano.
The most famous example is Mafioso (1962) by Alberto Lattuada starring popular actor Alberto Sordi.
The stitched grosgrain headband is old school mafioso style.