Caamaño Revolt

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In the period quickly following the death of General Rafael Trujillo, known as "El Jefe," the Dominican Republic was in shambles. The country was under the control of a three-man junta which, with the assistance of the United States, was getting ready for presidential races. In 1963, Juan Emilio Bosch Gaviño was chosen President of the Dominican Republic; that same year, just a couple of months after his initiation, he was removed from the administration by the Dominican military that later settled another three-mean junta in Bosch's place.

In 1965, Francisco Alberto Caamaño Deñó drove what was known as the Caamaño Revolt, the opening salvo in the Dominican Civil War. Made well known by the viciousness that resulted in the boulevards of Santo

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