HAITI: $62.50 Per Head

Life is held cheaply in the island nations of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. For the bloody border massacres of last October (TIME, Nov. 1) in which, Haitians allege, some 12,000 of their countrymen were butchered when they crossed into Dominican territory, the Dominican Government agreed to pay Haiti $750,000. Last week the first installment, a check for $250,000, was delivered and the balance promised $100,000 at a time. The money will be doled out to refugees and to families of the massacred 12,000, who were thus valued at $62.50 per...