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    JUAN BOSCH WAS INAUGURATED PRESIDENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC WEDNESDAY (27 FEBRUARY)...THE FIRST FREELY-ELECTED CHIEF?

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    JUAN BOSCH WAS INAUGURATED PRESIDENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC WEDNESDAY (27 FEBRUARY)...THE FIRST FREELY-ELECTED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THAT CARIBBEAN NATION IN MORE THAN THIRTY YEARS.BOSCH..SHOWN HERE ARRIVING RECENTLY AT THE AIRPORT AT SANTO DOMINGO...WAS ELECTED ON 6 DECEMBER, WHILE IN EXILE.HE HAD FOUGHT THE TRUJILLO DICTATORSHIP.

    UNITED STATES VICE PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON...AND THREE LATIN AMERICAN PRESIDENTS...HEADED THE LIST OF OFFICIAL DELEGATIONS ATTENDING THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY.THE THREE ARE VENEZUELA'S RAMON VILEDA MORALES.THE VISITORS WERE GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY THE HEAD OF THE OUTGOING JUNTA GOVERNMENT...RAPHAEL BONNELLY.

    MEANWHILE..ON THE WESTERN END OR THE ISLAND..HAITI POSES ANOTHER PROBLEM.THE MARDI GRAS REVELS IN PROT-AU-PRINCE BELIEVE THE TROUBLE IN HAITI LURKING BENEATH THE GAIETY.DOMINICANS AND HAITIANS HAVE CLASHED BEFORE.NOW REPORTS ARE CIRCULATING THAT THE MILITIA OF HAITIAN PRESIDENT DUVALIER HAS CARRIED OUT SAVAGE REPRESSIONS AGAINST CRITICS OF THE GOVERNMENT.ANY TROUBLE IN HAITI MIGHT SERIOUSLY AFFECT BOSCH'S EFFORTS TO GET HIS NEW DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ON ITS FEET.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAKF1B7N0SRXCWJJN5BE1LEUVZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAAKF1B7N0SRXCWJJN5BE1LEUVZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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