Letters, Jun. 2, 1947

Dominican Democracy?


As a citizen of the Dominican Republic, and in my official capacity as Consul General in Ottawa, I am not only disappointed but I must also strongly protest your distorting article concerning President Trujillo [TIME, May 12]. . . .

If you or your correspondent would study properly the political philosophy and practice of President Trujillo, you would know that his main purpose is to educate the people of the Dominican Republic in the highest and best democratic manner. . . .

JULIO A. RICART V. Consul General Dominican Consulate...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!