Dominican Republic: Odd Reconciliation

The Dominican government of reconciliation led by Héctor Garcia-Godoy is now seven weeks old, and thus far it has reconciled no one. In the bullet-pocked capital of Santo Domingo ex-President Juan Bosch, in whose name the original civil war was launched returned home talking about "strikes demonstrations and appeals" to "drive out" the 10,300 U.S. paratroopers and Latin American soldiers of the OAS peace-keeping force. Bosch's presence has inflamed the left and enraged the right—to the point where the only thing that stands between Garcia-Godoy and renewed civil war is those...

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