DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Hail to the Jefe

Of all the glittering, imposing or sinister figures who descend on Manhattan when the United Nations General Assembly convenes, the Soviet Union's Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky usually attracts the most attention. But on opening day last week, Vishinsky had to yield the spotlight to a strong-jawed newcomer from the Caribbean: fabulous Dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo, 61, who since 1930 has run the lush, green little Dominican Republic like a private plantation, piling up wealth by the tens of millions and crushing all opposition with iron ruthlessness. Trujillo had left his brother...

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