European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Dec 30 1960, Page 11

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 30, 1960, Darmstadt, HesseStore t i o is Trujillo in Triumph to hit Cap Itol City Ciudad Trujillo after signing pacts with Spain and the Vatican. Medieval Monarch of of re foreign debt keeps order and of Trujillo is like a message from god a Antony Touse aft staff writer on Recti Imo f Grandion i giving the strongman o hard time t ii Kruplo the dominican Republic says Diplomat there is a private estate. The estate belongs to Generalissimo 0r.rafael l. Trujillo Molina and he has been running it Tynce Herbert Hoover was pres ident of the us. He has the Powers of a medieval Mon Arch and hit people Accord him the Hom age due a divinely appointed ruler. The word of Trujillo said a columnist in the newspaper Al cur be recently is like a message from spent a Joyful Christmas says the newspapers because Truehl promised to distribute $3 million to government employees next Enster and to de liver 4,000 nubian goats to fortunate peasants at the same Trujillo attended a reception in the Generalissimo Trujillo club at Barahona where the Generalissimo tru jello orchestra played for the guests. The guests included delegates from eight prov inces among them the provinces of tru jello Trujillo Valdes and Benefactor tru Jillo in the afternoon he attended a concert in the Trujillo children s news is about him the editorial comment is about him and his name eve crops up on the social Page As having Given his Blessing to a Rich Are Content to go along with Trujillo. Since he maintains order. The poor Are for the most part unaware that life could be , in the dominican Republic has life been better. Its history consists of revolution invasion and bloodshed. In this Century the 30 years before Trujullo Cameto Power were lived under a crippling for eign and economic chaos then eight years of occupation by the us. Marines then six years of got rid of the foreign debt and has kept order both considerable there arc two important objections to his regime. Firstly he personally drains vast amounts of Money out of the country each year one observer estimated at the rate of $1 million a month and apparently his example is followed by anybody with 5 cents to spare for a. Foreign Bank , he has not prepared his people for democracy or even allowing that democracy could not work Here in any Case prepared them for anything but s Public attitude toward Cuba s Fidel Castro has softened in the past has begun to talk about social democracy and measures to help the poor. His attitude to Castro s agrarian reforms now is that the cuban ruler is following the admirable example Trujillo himself set 30 years ago. Observers Here say this by cawed by fear of a cuban based or Cal Jan Law pred invasion and by the Sci act Tea Choc a cuban radio broadcast win Down Lykans listen to and. Trujillo fears night act on. But observers say that cow Wisd bar to negligible at the moment Tettat Mort 0 the opposition has fled the country Tea that what remains to crestfallen by the failure of the us. Congress last summer to take any action on the dominican sugar quota. The dominican Republic Sells about 110,-000 tons of sugar yearly to the us. At above the worlds Market Price. Last Spring Witti this Rolls. Stopped buy ing cuban v sugar at Smollar preferential prices the a Republic was Al noted 322.0otftons of he Farmer cuban quota. -,.". This meant a Bonus of $12 or $13 Mil lion to dominican sugar producers. I came at about the same time that the organization of american states decide to employ some economic sanctions against the dominican . Congressional failure to remove that Bonus by abolishing the it referential Price on the sugar was seen by dominicans aia defeat for president Elten Hewer sine the president wanted the preferential. Price the president placed a tax on the sugar bringing its Price Down to approximately world Levels 9aa removing the Bonus. Trujillo apparently believes that the president s action could successfully be argued As illegal in Federal court and he also believes that american sugar interests in his country Are powerful enough in Washington to prevent any Cuton the regular dominican sugar quota. If Trujillo loses the preferential sugar Price Fand since he owns go per cent of the sugar concerns h will be largely personal loss the cry will go up that America is oppressing the will be an inaccurate cry since As a t 9mlnlcan said a Tahr Sonae Pride. We Donot Cut import haitians to that sort of a pfc but they May help tray who. Who sedulously keeps alive the Manory of the Marine occupation to be in the position of victim of the american Eagle if the . Takes no action ii own incan sugar this will be seen As further proof that Trull to is mvlnct&ietrujillo," said � Mart never lose but he will eventually Loir the Battle against time. Whether he la replaced by a dictatorship of the left or of the Reg this anybody s guess observer her they Are Cejer talk to club tutors the stats and strikes

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