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Profile: Elias Wessin y Wessin


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September 25, 1963      Dominican Republic

       In the Dominican Republic, the government of Juan Bosch is overthrown by an archconservative faction of the military led Colonel Elias Wessin y Wessin and replaced with a civilian triumvirate. The new leaders quickly abolish the constitution, declaring it “nonexistent.” The coup reportedly happens with a “wink from the US Pentagon.” [Blum, 1995; Yates, 1988]
People and organizations involved: Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina, Elias Wessin y Wessin

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