Luis Posada Carriles, 2005 News

Cuban exile and suspected terrorist, was arrested by U.S. immigration officials in May and charged with illegal entry. He is suspected of masterminding the 1976 bombing of a Cuban airplane that killed 73 people. He was a CIA operative and a spy for Venezuela in the 1960s and '70s. Both Cuba and Venezuela, Cuba's closest ally, have requested that Posada be extradited. Posada escaped from a Venezuelan jail during his trial for the airliner bombing.

2005 People in the News