"My administration will press the Cuban regime to release all political prisoners unconditionally, to legalise all political parties, labour unions, and free media, and to schedule internationally monitored elections. The embargo must stay in place until these basic elements of democratic society are met."
US presidential candidate John McCain, setting out his "roadmap" for Cuba during his campaign visit to Miami, as reported by Reuters. Stand by for the (predictable) response from Havana.
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).