A Miami man is reported to have tricked Fidel Castro’s son into an eight month internet romance by posing as a woman online.
42-year-old Antonio Castro Soto del Valle, the son of Fidel Castro and the physician for Cuba’s baseball team, believed he was being chatted by an attractive Colombian sports journalist called Claudia Valencia, but at the other end of the internet connect was a 46-year-old man who sold the story of his prank to the media.
Cuban-born Luis Dominguez says that he and Castro tagged eachother on a social networking site, and engaged in more than 20 internet chats. All under the disguise of “Claudia”, a 26-year-old brunette with blonde highlights, claiming that they had met at a baseball competition in Cartagena, Colombia, in 2006.
Dominguez claims that his stunt was designed to expose the privileges enjoyed by Cuba’s ruling class. “While…
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