Wondering what was the difference between "compadrito", "guapo", and "malevo"? Adrián Rodriguez Yemha offers us the results of his research:
Dancer by nature, kind, friendly, always working honestly, neat, romantic, carried a knife and knew how to handle it very well if necessary.
Knives' man, neighborhood’ strong man, bodyguard of political leaders, they formed a family, many over time even ended up in an honest job.
Pimp, ruffian, quarrelsome, of bad habits, treacherous, without any nobility, if he could stab in the back he did.