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Fidel Castro’s house is no longer a secret

In this photo released by Instituto Lula, Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, right, greets former Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.
In this photo released by Instituto Lula, Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, right, greets former Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. AP

That Pokémon Go has been linked to Punto Cero serves as informal acknowledgment that the heavily guarded property where Fidel Castro lives near Havana has won universal fame.

The Cuban satirical website, El Lumpen, printed a “news story” July 19 reporting that an individual had been arrested for forcing his way into Punto Cero while playing the popular smart phone game.

“Melanio Arrozarena, a native of Guanajay, was arrested yesterday after Special Troops surprised him jumping a fence at the east wing of Punto Cero,” reported El Lumpen. “According to his defense attorney, a public defender, Melanio was playing Pokémon Go, when he spotted several Pokémons inside the perimeter just behind the wall, and Melanio decided to jump the fence to catch them.”

Read more at In Cuba Today.

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