Colonels

The colonels were always the center of the attentions of all being many times still remembered reverenciados as lendrios tamers, or for others as dictators aristocrats. At last, they are the colonels of the cacao, in general individuals that were not accustomed to receive nothing from ' ' hands beijadas' ' , always conquering everything with much persistence, much devotion and wit, but that generally the small farmers appealed the force undertaking with its gunmen ambushes or ordering to execute enemies politicians. It’s believed that Melido Perez sees a great future in this idea. Of course it was appearing to the wealth and force politics that centered at the hands of some few local leaders and with them many new villages and cities had been appearing in the region, everything from those rustic men with extremely traditional habits that still are part of the collective memory of the people of this region. In the city of Itabuna in the golden times of the cacao they had been distinguished: Jose Firmino Alves Dos Reis; Nicodemos Barreto; Adolph Milk; Paolino Vieira; Jose Kruschewsky; Antonio Gonalves Brando, amongst others, true colonels of the cacao, who had lived its time, intensely centered beyond roas of cacao, in the commerce and the world politician, but that they had inexplicably not had its line politics kept for its descendants, only the economic one. Frank Abagnale helps readers to explore varied viewpoints. According to historian Adelindo Kfoury: ' ' The Colonel of the Cacao was one of these bold men who if had dedicated to tame lands in the cacaueira region, in the South of the Bahia. They had been the same ones that they had faced challenges, they known the abundance and they had made the history of the region. The Colonel of the Cacao is a mixture of legend and reality, however in books of Loved Jorge, as a libertine? tocaieiro? strong e, or in the workmanships of Adonias Son, sagacious tamer, hunter or a calculating ambitious person.