Monday, January 02, 2012

Once Again, Rumors of Fidel Castro's Death Inundate Twitter

The death of Fidel Castro would be a significant moment for the world and Cuba, but at the moment he is still alive.  However, if you have been on twitter for the last few hours, thousands of tweets have proclaimed him dead.

The problem: the news source they cite (the Cuba Press) has stated that they have no idea what people are talking about and that they have not declared Castro dead.

Likewise, this "death picture" is making the rounds, but it is almost certainly fake:
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