Dominican Republic: Then There Were None

In the three years since Dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo was assassinated, the Dominican Republic has been governed by one interim President (forced to resign), one seven-man provisional Council (which held elections), one constitutional President (toppled by military coup), and one civilian triumvirate of which not a single original member remains. The last of the three men who took over administration of the unhappy little Caribbean nation ten months ago resigned last week. He was Manuel Tavares Espaillat, 40, a cultured, U.S.-educated (Yale) scholar and the only real administrator and planner in the original triumvirate. He quit because he was...

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