• Short Summary

    AS DR ELADIO PENA ROSA, A PROFESSOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SANTO DOMINGO, WAS BURIED ON THURSDAY (OCTOBER 30), STUDENT DEMONSTRATIONS CONTINUED ON A MASSIVE SCALE THROUGHOUT THE CITY.

  • Description

    AS DR ELADIO PENA ROSA, A PROFESSOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SANTO DOMINGO, WAS BURIED ON THURSDAY (OCTOBER 30), STUDENT DEMONSTRATIONS CONTINUED ON A MASSIVE SCALE THROUGHOUT THE CITY. DR. PENA ROSA WAS SHOT BY POLICE DURING AN EARLIER OUTBREAK OF VIOLENCE.

    THE DEMONSTRATIONS STARTED ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, WHEN HIGH SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TOOK TO THE STREETS OF SANTO DOMINGO TO PROTEST THE EDUCATIONAL POLICIES OF THE GOVERNMENT IN REGARDS TO HIGH SCHOOL GRADES.

    POLICE AND STUDENTS HAVE CLASHED VIOLENTLY AND REPEATEDLY DURING THE FIVE DAYS OF RIOTING -- AND FIFTEEN STUDENTS HAVE BEEN WOUNDED AND 50 ARRESTED.

    DURING THE DEMONSTRATIONS SURROUNDING DR. PENA'S FUNERAL CARS AND TRUCKS WERE OVERTURNED AND BURNED -- AND POLICE HAD TO USE TEARGAS TO RESTORE ORDER AND ALLOW THE FUNERAL TO CONTINUE.

    PRESIDENT JUAN BOSH HAS NOT BEEN IN THE COUNTRY DURING THE DISTURBANCES -- HE IS PRESENTLY ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO HANOI.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4HEREKJNM2D0XCM991DCHVD1F
    Media URN:
    VLVA4HEREKJNM2D0XCM991DCHVD1F
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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