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Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Roy Bennett Dies In New Mexico Helicopter Crash

A fiery helicopter crash killed key Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett and four others aboard while on vacation in a remote part of the U.S. state of New Mexico, friends and authorities said, The Associated Press reported. State Police Lt. Elizabeth Armijo confirmed Bennett’s death Thursday, a day after a helicopter carrying him and five others went down in a mountainous rural area of northern New Mexico. One person survived the crash, the cause of which was not yet known. Obert Gutu, spokesman for Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change opposition party, described the death of Bennett, 60, a white man who spoke fluent Shona and drew the wrath of former President Robert…