December 7, 1987 |
The bodies of 12 American tourists and a pilot who died when their light plane crashed in northwestern Rwanda have been buried at the town of Gisenyi, the U.S. Embassy said Sunday. Nine of the Americans came from Amarillo, Tex. They had been on safari, photographing wild gorillas in Zaire.
May 28, 1994 |
An empty champagne bottle lies in the yard and the smell of death lingers in Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana's home, where he died seven weeks ago when his plane crashed and plowed into his own back garden. Rebels have looted the president's bar of alcohol and taken most of his clothes. But the house is still packed with family belongings, documents and mementos of 17 years as supreme ruler, until faltering moves toward pluralism began in 1990.