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Today’s Geo Quiz takes us to Burma or Myanmar.

Reports from that country say police have arrested an American who illegally entered the compound of the pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.

The Nobel Prize winner and opposition leader has been under house arrest for over a decade in Yangon.

That’s the former Rangoon — and also the country’s former capital.

Burmese authorities say this American intruder was caught after he swam across a lake near Suu Kyi’s home.

So — naturally we want you to name this scenic lake in the middle of Yangon.

And you need to think fast.

The answer to today’s Geo Quiz is Lake Inya, a scenic lake in the Burmese/Myanmar city of Yangon. An American was detained today by Burmese police under suspicion of swimming across the lake to enter the compound of the pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.


Anchor Marco Werman gets details from Tin Htar Swe, head of the BBC’s Burmese service speaking about the arrest of an American in the Burmese city of Rangoon or Yangon after swimming across Lake Inya, that’s the answer to today’s Geo Quiz.

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