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Domican Republic
(Death toll from U.S.-backed dictatorship 1916-1924: several thousand Hatians)
(Death toll from U.S.-backed Trujillo dictatorship 1930-1961: 20,000)
(Death toll of U.S. coup and intervention against Juan Bosch in 1965: 4,000
(Death toll from U.S.-backed Balaguer dictatorship 1966-1978: 4,000)


Instances of Use of United States Forces Abroad 1798-1993

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1903 - A detachment of marines was landed to protect American interests in the city of Santo Domingo during a revolutionary outbreak.

1904-American and British naval forces established an area in which no fighting would be allowed and protected American interests in Puerto Plata and Sosua and Santo Domingo City during revolutionary fighting.

1914-During a revolutionary movement, United States naval forces by gunfire stopped the bombardment of Puerto Plata, and by threat of force maintained Santo Domingo City as a neutral zone.

1916-24-American naval forces maintained order during a period of chronic and threatened insurrection.

A Timeline of CIA Atrocities

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1961-The CIA assassinates Rafael Trujillo, a murderous dictator Washington has supported since 1930. Trujillo’s business interests have grown so large (about 60 percent of the economy) that they have begun competing with American business interests.

1965-The CIA overthrows the democratically elected Juan Bosch in a military coup. The CIA installs a repressive, right-wing junta.

Articles/Books/Excerpts:

Dominican Republic 1960-1966: Saving Democracy from Communism by Getting Rid of Democracy

The US Invasion of the Dominican Republic:1965

The Dominican Republic: U.S. Model for Third World Development

The Greatest CIA Hits: The Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic - USAID, IMF Pt.1

April 1965 and the unfinished Dominican revolution

US Capitalism and the Multinationals

A Popular President Toppled by the U.S.

Patterns of Intervention

The Democratic Party and the Third World 1961-68

Exporting the Facade

Dominicans Recall U.S. Invasion; Balaguer's Party in Trouble