Dominican Republic: Trouble for Bosch

Loftily declaiming that "my party calls me," exiled President Juan Bosch returned to Santo Domingo from Puerto Rico two months ago to start what looked like a presidential campaign—though he insisted that he would not be a candidate. He claimed he would "channel the capacity of the people," and huddled with old political cronies. At one huge rally organized by his Dominican Revolutionary Party (P.R.D.) he demanded the withdrawal of OAS peace-keeping troops, even said the U.S. should pay $1 billion "indemnity" for its part in the OAS intervention.* For all the nationalistic talk, many Dominicans regard Bosch's...

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