The Press: Freedom Fighter

WE'VE BEEN THROWN OUT OF BETTER

PLACES! exclaimed a headline on the Chicago Tribune editorial page last week. The editorial below explained that Jules Dubois, the Trib's veteran Latin America correspondent, had been permanently barred as an "agitator" from Strongman Rafael Trujillo's Dominican Republic. Reason: as chairman of the Inter-American Press Association's press freedom committee, Dubois had recommended that two Trujillo-owned dailies, El Caribe and La Nation, be expelled from the I.A.P.A., because there is no freedom of the press under Trujillo. "Mr. Dubois must consider it an honor to be denied Dominican...