“Unlike some lefties, I've never regarded Fidel Castro as infallible, mainly because of his uneven record on human rights - exemplary in meeting basic economic needs but execrable in terms of respecting civil liberties.”
Irish-born journalist and commentator David Cronin, writing inThe Guardian newspaper. Not sure about "uneven" but "execrable" is right ...
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).