Dominican Republic: Formula by Airplane

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

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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