In the Barrios of Los Angeles the gangsters get the most props and respect.
Barrios sentenced the general to 50 years imprisonment for genocide and another 30 years for crimes against humanity.
1841, "ward of a Spanish or Spanish-speaking city," sometimes also used of rural settlements, from Spanish barrio "district, suburb," from Arabic barriya "open country" (fem.), from barr "outside" (of the city). Main modern sense of "Spanish-speaking district in a U.S. city" is 1939; original reference is to Spanish Harlem in New York City.