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Trujillo: El poder del jefe II

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Trujillo: El Poder del Jefe II

trujillo-el-poder-del-jefe-IITrujillo: El Poder del Jefe II. Directed by Rene Fortunato. Santo Domingo, 1994. Spanish. Color; 95 minutes. VHS/ DVD.

This is the second of the three-part series based on the political and social events taking place in the Dominican Republic from 1938 to 1952. Among the most important events discussed: the invasions of Cayo Confites and Luperón, the PSP, the group of Juventud Democrática (Democratic Youth), 1946 sugar strike, and the cooperation between Trujillo and the United States before the beginning of the Cold War.