Reply to Schorri
“Schorri’s criticism of my article can be answered briefly. Apart from his personal diatribes (which tell us more about his politics than the subject matter), his main point centres around a defence of the leadership of the Dominican Revolutionary Party (prd). In the course of his discussion . . .” read more
On 'The Dominican Republic'
“Pierre Schorri writes: In two articles in nlr (numbers 40–41, 1967), James Petras analysed the situation in the Dominican Republic. His analysis is not only out-dated but, worse, very partial in favour of the small Trotskyite June 14th Movement and, consequently, highly critical of the Partido Revolucionario . . .” read more
Dominican Republic: Revolution and Restoration (Part II)
“The four major political organizations in the Dominican Republic are the Partido Reformista (pr), the us financed and directed organization which backed Balaguer; Partido Revolucionario Dominicano (prd), the liberal opposition directed by Bosch; Partido Revolucionario Social Cristiano (prsc), the somewhat more reformist, Christian Democrat . . .” read more
Dominican Republic: Revolution and Restoration
“Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic with its bulletscarred buildings, run-down commercial area and its daylight streets full of unemployed men and broken-down wooden houses, appears like a Southern negro shanty town superimposed on Harlem. The difference is in the slogans on the walls ‘FUERA GENOCIDAS’. . . .” read more