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Dominican Republic: Public Protests Against Austerity Measures; General Strike Scheduled For Aug. 15-16

LADB Article ID: 070012
Category/Department: General
Date: Thursday, August 9, 1990
By: Barbara Khol

In response to President Joaquin Balaguer's announcement of an "economic solidarity pact," on Aug. 8 workers staged a march in northern Santo Domingo. Retail shops closed, and most public buses stayed off the streets. The austerity package was p...

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