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One of the most feared generals dies at 89

Santo Domingo.- Former Armed Forces secretary Ramon Emilio Jiménez died 11 am Thursday, but detains on the wake and burial haven’t been announced.  He was 89.

Jimenez, one of the few remaining generals that struck fear on the population during the regimes of the late president Joaquin Balaguer, also held other government posts including the presidency of scandalous Plan Renove, during Hipolito Mejia’s administration.

Jiménez was one of the military leaders who challenged Balaguer in 1975, but was also accused of carrying out his order to execute revolutionary hero Col. Francisco Alberto Caamaño Deño’ in 1973.

Among his military National Police colleagues who also struck fear figured generals Neit Nivar Seijas, Salvador Lluberes Montas and Enrique Perez y Perez.

Source: DT

July 2, 2016

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