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Old 12-06-2014, 02:12 AM   #656
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A mob boss,Grime lord Don or kingpin , is a person in charge of a criminal organization. A boss typically has absolute or near-absolute control over his subordinates, is greatly feared by his subordinates for his ruthlessness and willingness to take lives in order to exert his influence, and profits from the criminal endeavours in which his organisation engages..Differential speed on the wires connected to the shore groups may only have as little as 2 ranks (a boss and his soldiers).. Other Groups have a more complex, structured organization with many ranks, and structure may vary with cultural background station allowed the torpedo to be guided to its target, up to 2,000 yards (1,800 m) away, at speeds of up to 27 knots (31 mph).. Organized crime enterprises originating in Sicily differ in structure from those in mainland Italy.. American groups may be structured differently from their European counterparts, and Latino and African American gangs often have structures that vary from European gangs. The size Of the criminal organization also is important, as regional or national gangs have much more complex hierarchies...

A capo crimine is the elected boss of the crimine, an annual meeting of the 'Ndrangheta locali near the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Polsi in the municipality of San Luca during the September Feast..At least since the 1950s, these annual meetings have traditionally served as a forum to discuss future strategies and settle disputes among the locali. The assembly exercises weak supervisory powers over the activities of all 'Ndrangheta groups. Strong emphasis was placed on the temporary character of the position of the crimine boss. A new representative was elected at each meeting..Far from being the "boss of bosses", the capo crimine actually has comparatively little authority to interfere in family feuds or to control the level of interfamily violence..From the beginning of the 1960s until the outbreak of the first 'Ndrangheta war in 1975, the position of capo crimine was held by Antonio Macrì from Siderno. Since the mid-1970s, according to several pentiti, members of the Nirta family from San Luca and the Piromalli family from Gioia Tauro rotated among themselves the position of capo crimine..The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Polsi, also known as the Sanctuary of Santa Maria di Polsi or Our Lady of the Mountain, is a Christian sanctuary in the heart of the Aspromonte mountains, near San Luca in Calabria, southern Italy. It was founded by Roger II of Sicily in 1144.The church and monastery are situated in a spectacular setting at the bottom of a gorge at an altitude of 865 metres surrounded by high mountains on the east side of the Montalto (1955 metres) the highest peak of the Aspromonte..The original statue of the Madonna was carved in tufa by a Sicilian artist in the 16th century and is coloured, with staring black and white eyes which follow the viewer.. The second statue of the Madonna of the Mountains is kept in a niche in white marble.. Every year, on September 2, her feast day, the statue is carried in procession by a great number of people..Oppedisano assumed power at a banquet held at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Polsi in September that year.. In one wiretapped conversation he talked of 1,000 affiliates attending the meeting.. Every 50 years a very special event takes place at Polsi: the crowning of the statue of the MADonna on the Main Altar... is, I admit, an important big man.. His picture is on the cover of the New York Times Magazine.. He gets the Esquire Magazine award for the best dressed G..The newspapers praise him because he hires the blacks into his family, which shows he has a Good heart.. Who knows, maybe someday he will make all of you popular...

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