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    A 44-YEAR-OLD LAWYER AND DIPLOMATIC, DR. HECTOR GARCIA-GODOY, WAS SWORN-IN AS PRESIDENT OF THE DOMINICAN?

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    A 44-YEAR-OLD LAWYER AND DIPLOMATIC, DR. HECTOR GARCIA-GODOY, WAS SWORN-IN AS PRESIDENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC IN SANTO DOMINGO ON FRIDAY. THE INSTALLATION OF DR. GARCIA-GODOY'S GOVERNMENT FOLLOWS THE SIGNING BY REBEL LEADERS OF AN "ACT OF RECONCILIATION" SPONSORED BY THE ORGANISATION OF AMERICAN STATES (OAS).

    THE MILITARY JUNTA OF GENERAL ANTONIO IMBERT RESIGNED LAST TUESDAY NIGHT TO MAKE WAY FOR PRESIDENT GARCIA-GODOY'S GOVERNMENT. HOWEVER A REBEL SPOKESMAN SAID YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) THAT DOMINICAN TROOPS PREVIOUSLY LOYAL TO GENERAL IMBERT HAD NOT RETURNED TO THEIR BARRACKS AND THAT, UNTIL THEY DID SO, THE REBELS DID NOT WISH TO HAND OVER THEIR ARMS.

    PRESIDENT GARCIA-GODOY'S SWEARING IN WAS TELEVISED. EARLIER, WORKMEN HAD BEEN BUSY AT THE HEAVILY-GUARDED PALACE PATCHING UP GAPING SHELL HOLES AND REPAIRING SMASHED WINDOWS IN READINESS FOR THE CEREMONY. THE NEW GOVERNMENT WAS OFFICIALLY RECOGNISED YESTERDAY BY THE UNITED STATES, BRAZIL, ISRAEL AND EL SALVADOR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA96APA3HBARH832Q7AT8172TQX
    Media URN:
    VLVA96APA3HBARH832Q7AT8172TQX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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