A video showing the hideout of JOAQUIN ARCHIVALDO "EL CHAPO" GUZMAN LOERA, filmed October 6 by the Mexican navy and broadcast by the Mexican newspaperEL UNIVERSAL, is incredible for its details!!!
Films shot by law enforcement in the hideouts of mafia bosses are usually very similar—there’s great excitement, even when, as on this occasion, security forces suspect that the boss and those who helped him while he was on the run are long gone.
There’s the care taken not to touch anything: That’s why they usually enter with video cameras rolling, so that everything is documented; so that nothing, even the smallest clue, can be removed or misplaced. You can always hear the breath of the person behind the camera, who is usually filming with one hand and holding his weapon with the other.
Gabriel García Márquez’s and a book by Italo Calvino were found in the bunker of Pasquale Condello, boss of Italy’s ’Ndrangheta mob, and Camorra boss Francesco Schiavone, known as Sandokan, had dozens of essays on Napoleon. Cosa Nostra boss Pietro Aglieri read only theological works, favoring Saint Augustine. The Camorrista Raffaele Cutolo had Hobbes, Plato’s and Hitler’s in his cell.
Mafia bosses are experienced businessmen who read, examine, study, analyze and try to use the information circulating about them to construct a twin narrative. On the one hand, it must present them to civil society as men who have tons of women and money and are forced into criminal choices by the world’s iniquity. On the other hand, it must give a forceful and unequivocal message to their members and rivals alike: