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a fin de hacer...
with an aim to make...
demandar
to file a lawsuit
el debido proceso
due process
agolparse
to crowd, to throng
los seres eligidos
the chosen ones
el crimen organizado
organized crime
hacer cumplir
to enforce, to make comply
una riña
a discussion, an argument
la turba
the mob
las fechorías
the misdeeds
por de bajo de la mesa
under the table
codiciar
to covet
las metas
the goals
el hurto
the theft
hurtar
to steal
un pleito
a lawsuit
rogar (ruego)
to beg
multar
to fine
juzgar
to judge
desterrar
to exile
la prueba
the proof
las multas
the fines
el contubernio
the collusion, the complicity
la venganza
the revenge, the vengeance
chantajear
to blackmail
parar de
to stop (doing something)
con fianza
out on bail
el juez
the judge
en su contra
in his defense
la justicia
the justice
fallar
to rule, to award
las autoridades
the authorities
forzar
to force
el tráfico de drogas
the drug trafficking
un testigo
a witness
el humilde
the humility
mezquino
mean, stingy
los asesores
the advisors
cumplir
to comply, to fulfill
los desapareciados
the disappeared
los delincuentes de la perra gorda
the pickpockets
el abogado
the lawyer
el hallazgo
the finding
la política
the policy
timar
to cheat, to swindle
llevar a cabo
to carry out
el fallo
the judgment, the sentence
la riqueza
the request
decretar
to order (one to do something)
el sicario
the criminal
los jornaleros
the day laborers
la conjura
the plot
los oficiales
the officials
el código
the code
escaparse
to escape (oneself)
ávido
avid, hungry for knowledge
arrestar
to arrest
desestimar
to reject
matar
to kill
descartar
to rule out
detener
to detain
retener
to retain
robar
to rob
secuestrar
to kidnap
capturar
to capture
la cardena perpetua
the life sentence
la policía
the police
el delito
the minor crime
castigar
to punish
acusar
to accuse
la patrulla
the patrol
queharse
to complain
la sentencia de muerte
the death sentence
permitir
to permit
dejar
to allow
disciplinar
to punish, to discipline
el crime
the crime
la calidad
the quality
los daños
the damages
la pena máxima
the maximum sentence
recuperarse
to recoup (for oneself)
las leyes
the laws
el sospechoso
the suspect
la cautela
the caution
el caso
the case
el jurado
the jury
el delincuente
the minor criminal
el juicio
the trial
la cárcel
the jail
los estafadores
the peddlers (of documents, etc)
rechazar
to refuse
la prisón
the prison