By William C. Rempel
During this riveting and constant nonfiction mystery, award-winning investigative reporter William C. Rempel tells the harrowing tale of former Cali cartel insider Jorge Salcedo, a regular guy dealing with a unprecedented dilemma—a guy compelled to probability every little thing to flee the robust and treacherous Cali crime syndicate.
Colombia within the Nineteen Nineties is a rustic in chaos, as a susceptible govt battles guerrilla pursuits and narco-traffickers, together with the infamous Pablo Escobar and his competitors within the Cali cartel. input Jorge Salcedo, a part-time soldier, a talented engineer, a revered businessman and relations man—and a guy who despises Pablo Escobar for patriotic and deeply own purposes. he's brought to the godfathers of the Cali cartel, who're at struggle with Escobar and desperately wish their foe lifeless. With combined emotions, Jorge is of the same opinion to aid them.
Once inside of, Jorge rises to develop into head of safeguard for Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela, central godfather of the $7-billion-a-year Cali drug cartel. Jorge attempts to show a blind eye to the violence, corruption, and brutality that encompass him, and he struggles privately to maintain his integrity at the same time he's drawn deeper into the net of cartel operations. Then comes an order from the godfathers that he can’t obey—but can’t refuse. Jorge realizes that his in simple terms means out is to convey down the largest, richest crime syndicate of all time.
Thus starts off a heart-pumping roller-coaster journey of intensifying peril. Secretly aided via a couple of younger American DEA brokers, Jorge races time and cartel assassins to extract destructive proof, support trap the fugitive godfather, and store the lifetime of a witness particular for homicide. via all of it, demise lurks a unmarried misstep away.
William C. Rempel is the one reporter with entry to this tale and to Jorge, who is still in hiding someplace within the United States—even the writer doesn’t be aware of where—but has published his event in gripping element. Salcedo’s is the tale of 1 impressive usual guy compelled to hazard every thing to finish a nightmare of his personal making.
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Following Babyonyshev (1993, 1997), we treat the dative Case borne by the nominal complement of the preposition k (‘to’) as inherent Case, rather than lexical Case. The reason is that complements of this preposition bear the theta-role of goal, which fits into the definition of inherent Case given above. An example of inherent dative licensed by the preposition k (‘to’) is given below: (16) Inherent Dative Case a. On podošel k oknu. 3 The interaction of Number and Case With regard to the internal structure of DPs, there are many competing analyses in the literature, none of which, to the best of our knowledge, can offer a satisfactory account of the DP-internal Case-licensing mechanisms.
The revised Prediction 1a is in (28): (28) Prediction 1a Young Russian-speaking children produce Case correctly in the singular. Furthermore, the Underspecification of Number may have consequences for the use of plural nouns in general. , they either do not produce plural forms or use them erroneously (cf. Pizzuto & Caselli (1992) for Italian, Grinstead (1994) for Spanish and Catalan, Ferdinand (1994) for French, and Clahsen et al. (1994) for German). At the same time, children as young as 1;6 exhibit productive control over singular nominal and verbal forms.
Due to lack of consensus on the status of these forms, they were excluded from our analysis. Case and Number in early Russian 5. 5In Stage 1, we obtained 1978 (=91%) singular forms and 183 (=9%) plural forms, and in Stage 2 – 1703 (=87%) singular forms and 261 (=13%) plural forms. Furthermore, out of the 54 different word types used in plural in Stage 1, 35 (=65%) consist of frequently used plurals that might be rote-learned by the children. The rest 19 (=35%) word types represent productive plurals that might not be rote-learned.