Local April 24, 2012 | 9:06 am

The nation marks Revolution of April’s 47th anniversary

Santo Domingo.- Today Tuesday the country marks the 47th anniversary of the Revolution of April, when on the 24th of that month in 1965, a revolt sought to return ousted president Juan Bosch back in office, and the return of democracy.

Various institutions will host commemorative activities to mark the historical event for the Dominican Republic starting 9am, with a vigil in the Colonial Zone’s Puerta del Conde, the site where the uprising began.

At the same hour a mass will be officiated in honor of the fallen April fighters, in the Nuestra Señora del Carmen church, in the Colonial Zone.

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