DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: A Spell of Unemployment

Porfirio Rubirosa has held his job at the Dominican Republic's Paris embassy long enough to fray many a pair of striped pants, and the job has been good to him. In a typical workday (lately as minister counselor), he might play polo at Deauville, or catch the races at Auteuil. Evenings, unless he happened to be spreading joy in Cannes or Monte Carlo, he usually liked to start early at Maxim's.

"Rubi" launched his career back in 1933 with a brief marriage to the spectacular Flor de Oro Trujillo, daughter of Dominican Dictator...

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