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Vol.63/No.37       October 25, 1999 
Dominican gov't arrests strikers  
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Working people in the Dominican Republic began an indefinite national strike October 12 against inflated gas prices. Industrial and rural workers and others took part in the action. Above, soldiers are deployed in the capital, Santo Domingo, to respond to the strike. More than 2,500 people were detained throughout the country. Undercover cops burst into the houses of organizers and arrested those they found.  
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