DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: A Race Against Death

Whenever Dictator Trujillo's bloodhounds and thugs get too close, his intended victims know that Brazilian Ambassador Jaime de Barros Gomes will do his best to give them sanctuary. Early this year 17 Trujillo foes fought their way to Barros' embassy in Ciudad Trujillo and got asylum. Last month another 13 reached safety there. One day last week four more made a desperate try.

Aroused by the sound of gunfire, Ambassador Barros looked out from his of fice window onto the tree-shaded avenue in front of the embassy just in time to see three men and a woman run through the...

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