Dominican Republic: Clock with Hands

Time may be drawing short for the Trujillo clan, still clinging grimly to the Dominican Republic. For five days last week, uncontrolled riots swept the island fief now commanded by the dictator's son and heir. Ramfis Trujillo Jr. Mobs of students swarmed off the university campus in Ciudad Trujillo, smashing statues of the dead tyrant and shouting "Viva la revolución!" One rampaging band of 400 students and sympathizers proclaimed a four-block stretch of downtown Ciudad Trujillo as "free territory." defended it with rocks and cast iron water-meter covers until 100 police drove them out with tear gas and Tommy-gun bursts....

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