The Question and Answer section for Chronicle of a Death Foretold is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
On the day Santiago walks to see the bishop, many people remember the day as cloudy, while others remember it as a fine day, but all the people Santiago meets report that he was in a good mood.
A strong, viril man would be considered to have machisimo. Bayardo is the definition of machisimo. He is wealthy, arrogant and good looking. His father was a war hero, his family name is respected, and his powerful presence garners attention.