Dominican Republic: Two Governments, Face to Face

Resplendent in a freshly pressed uniform, a stocky, scar-faced man wearing brigadier general's rank marched stiffly through the ruined doorway of the Dominican Republic's Congressional Assembly Hall. He was a Dominican national hero, Antonio Imbert Barreras, 44, one of the two surviving assassins of Dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. Honored with a general's commission, he had been living quietly in the background. Now he had come as the anti-Communist head of a new five-man loyalist junta, replacing the three soldiers installed by Brigadier General Wessin y Wessin a fortnight ago, hoping to...