Dominican Republic: Formula by Airplane


Brigadier General Antonio Imbert Barreras, president of the loyalist Government of National Reconstruction, sat in his office in Santo Domingo's International Zone and pretended to sight along a rifle barrel. "I don't understand these Americans," he muttered. "They never come straight. How can they talk with people who have been killing their own countrymen?"

It was a question Tony Imbert asked again and again last week. The U.S. reply was getting a little scratchy from use: the one hope for lasting peace in the Dominican Republic was through a "broad-based" coalition government—and that meant talking to Colonel Francisco Caamaño...

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