DOMINICAN REP.: After You, Columbus

To be locked up in the very dungeon which once held Discoverer Christopher Columbus was the interesting fate, last week, of Señor Federico Velasquez, defeated candidate in the Dominican Republic's recent Presidential election.

To show that he harbored no hard feelings, the victorious President-elect, General Rafael Trujillo, offered his incarcerated rival the office of Secretary of the Treasury. Haughtily the prisoner refused. "I will not accept the Treasury post," said he, "while I am held in jail on the ridiculous charge that I am a revolutionary. I am not a revolutionist!" And sulky...

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