He says potato ...
Actually, he calls this latest missive a "proclamation", which is as it should when you are a modern day Sun King and have absolute power over the life (and death) of your subjects.
Mind you, it's the same old, silly rant about how well things are going in Cuba, about Castro’s own, tireless struggle to save humanity, blah, blah, blah.
But there is also an interesting comment about relations with those evil, nasty Americans.
“No one should entertain the slightest illusion that the Empire, which carries the genes of its own destruction, will negotiate with Cuba,” Castro writes.
Which seems a complete contradiction to the “olive branch” supposedly offered to the US by his slightly younger brother, Raul, only five or so days ago.