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Index
Alliance for Progress, 338; support for
Bosch, 341
Alvarez, Julia, 7; In the Name of Salomé, 225
Anacaona, Queen: aunt of Enriquillo, 43;
became ruler, 42; called dissolute by
Oviedo, 45; death of, 47; governed Jara-
gua, 46; as iconic figure, 42; image of,
45; impressed Bartholomew Columbus,
43–44, 46–47; Peguero’s portrayal of,
43; similarity to Cotubanamá, 43; sister
of Jaragua, 40
Arias, Desiderio: and gavilleros, 243; as
minister of war, 245–48
Arzeno, Julio, 271, 439; definition of ba-
chata party, 440
Aventura, 439
bachata. See popular music
Báez, Buenaventura: Blue Party followers
of, 141; as caudillo, 5; speech of, 146–48
Báez, Mauricio, as strike leader, 292–95
Báez, Ramón, 238
Bahoruco: as cacique, 48; as site, 49; ma-
roons in, 99–100; montería in, 446–48
Bahoruco, Mencía, wife of Enriquillo, 48
Balaguer, Joaquín, 6; anti-Haitianism
of, 286; authoritarian regime of, 325,
363–65; blocked from returning, 337;
career of, 329–30, 335–36, 370, 505;
church resistance and, 395; as counter-
point to Bosch, 332, 341, 362; “Domini-
can Miracle” and, 368; elections and,
376–77; exile in US, 335; Faro de Colón
and, 369–70; as figurehead president,
325; food handouts and, 373–74; Haitian
massacre and, 329; and Leonel Fernán-
dez, 370, 373; murder of Orlando Mar-
tínez, 365; opposition intransigence
toward, 336; and Peña Gómez, 346,
370; portrait of regime, 362–64, 368–69,
376, 380; public works and, 369, 371–72;
and repatriation of Fiallo’s remains,
272; sugar harvest and, 368; as Trujillo
protégé, 352; and US policy, 354, 362,
369–70, 378; violence and, 362; words to
Lucía, 433. See also “Twelve Years”
baseball: Alex Rodríguez, 474; Alou
brothers, 472; big leagues, 8, 79; José
Rijos, 476; Juan Marichal, 472, 475–78;
“La Yola” song, 8; Moises Alou, 474;
Osvaldo Virgil, 472; Pedro Martínez,
476; Ron Belliard, 474; Sammy Sosa,
474
Batista, José, 186
Battle of Las Carreras, 141
Battle of Palo Hincado, 144
Bay of Samaná, 65, 140; federal force
blockade of, 238; images of, 164, 166;
maternity wards at, 287; Toussaint-
Louverture’s control of, 120; US sought
to acquire, 158, 169, 171, 231; and War of
Restoration, 155
Béjarano, Lázaro, 79
Bella Pou, Edward (El Cata), 7, 439
Beras, Octavio A., 397–402. See also
Catholicism
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