Airport officials arrested
HAVANA, Cuba – May 24 (José Antonio Fornaris, Cuba-Verdad /
www.cubanet.org) – Two high officials at Havana’s international airport
were arrested May 12 on charges of corruption and are being held at
State Security headquarters.
The director and assistant director of the Airport Security and
Protection Company, Roberto A. Fernández and Liván Tápanes, are accused
of illegally obtaining 18,000 dollars, a Lada automobile, 90 tires,
several mattresses and other articles.
Sources say the president of the Civil Aeronautics board, Rogelio
Acevedo, could lose his job as a result of the scandal.