BRAZIL: Flower of Gold

Last week the Dominican Republic's Ambassador to Brazil stalked into the Foreign Ministry at Rio de Janeiro, delivered a formal protest. Subject: ribald Brazilian gibes (specifically, a ribbing story in O Globo) at an international marriage. The bride: nubile Flor de Oro (Flower of Gold) Trujillo, daughter of the Dominican Republic's Dictator, Generalissimo Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. The groom: plump, baldish Brazilian Industrialist Antenor Mayrink Veiga.

The Flower of Gold once served in Washington as Dominican Minister Counsellor to the U.S., earned a shining place in New York café society. Industrialist Mayrink...

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