DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: The Jolly Bedfellows

For lack of a cast, Dictator Trujillo had feared the curtain might never rise on next May's comedy, "Free Presidential Elections." Although he had ordered the formation of opposition parties, Dominicans did their best to sidestep. But last week Director Trujillo had fresh hopes. Help had come from an unexpected group of actors: the Communists.

Actually, Trujillo had two Communist parties in rehearsal. One had been formed abroad by refugees; the leaders were now in Ciudad Trujillo to see how the Dictator proposed to pay off. The other was strictly home town...