Porfirio Rubirosa
Porfirio Rubirosa Ariza (January 22, 1909 – July 5, 1965) was a Dominican diplomat, race-car driver, and polo player. He was an adherent of the dictator Rafael Trujillo, and was also rumored to be a p...
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Jesús Galíndez
Jesús (de) Galíndez Suárez (born October 12, 1915, Amurrio - died 1956) was a basque nationalist (PNV) writer who disappeared in New York City. He was allegedly kidnapped and murdered by henchmen of R...
The Feast of the Goat
The Feast of the Goat (Spanish: La fiesta del chivo, 2000) is a novel by the Peruvian Nobel Prize in Literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa. The book is set in the Dominican Republic and portrays ...
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Rafael Trujillo
Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina ([rafaˈel leˈoniðas tɾuˈxiʝo]; October 24, 1891 – May 30, 1961), nicknamed El Jefe ([el ˈxefe], The Chief or The Boss), was a Dominican politician and soldier who ruled...
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Ramfis Trujillo
General Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Martínez (5 June 1929 – 27 December 1969 in Madrid, Spain), better known as Ramfis Trujillo, was the son of Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina —while some historians, lik...
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Antihaitianismo
Antihaitianismo ([ˈanti.aitjanˈismo], French: haitienisme, English: anti-Haitianism) is a racist bias against Haitians and descendants of Haitians by Dominicans.
Human Rights Watch has sta...
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) is a best-selling novel written by Dominican author Junot Díaz. Although a work of fiction, the novel is set in New Jersey where Díaz was raised and deals ...
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Joaquín Balaguer
Joaquín Antonio Balaguer Ricardo (September 1, 1906 – July 14, 2002) was the President of the Dominican Republic who served three non-consecutive terms for that office for his first term from 1...
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Héctor Trujillo
Héctor Bienvenido Trujillo Molina (April 6, 1908 – October 19, 2002), was a general, and political figure, president of the Dominican Republic 1952-1960. He was the brother of Rafael Trujillo.<...
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Parsley Massacre
The Parsley Massacre; also referred to as El Corte (the cutting) by Dominicans and as Kout kouto a (the knife blow) by Haitians; was a government-sponsored genocide in October 1937, at the direct orde...
Servicio de Inteligencia Militar
The Servicio de Inteligencia Militar (SIM) (English: Military Intelligence Service) was the main instrument during the later part of the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo to keep control within the Domi...