Fidel Castro has died rumour

Fidel Castro has, according to internet rumour, died.

The ex-Cuban president who indirectly named this website during a Manic Street Preachers gig in Havanna has died. Or has he?

There’s a flurry of stories running around the internet but nothing concrete as yet. it’s another case of a very modern phenomonon- the internet rumour.

This link pinpoints where the hoax came from…another moment of internet madness!

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