"They are probably doing it because Cuban television is so bad that people have illegal satellites or rent pirated DVDs. They will do anything to avoid watching State-run television. They are giving us the circus, without giving us bread,"
Dissident writer Miriam Leiva speaking to The Independent, London, about the announcement of a new television channel with supposedly more foreign programming.
Welcome to the blog of my new book, Child of the Revolution: Growing up in Castro's Cuba, which is published in Australia and New Zealand by Allen & Unwin.
The book is now available in the UK, Canada and the US, and in Brazil (in Portuguese).