"We have not seen much change in Cuba. We made an offer last year to the Cubans to start a dialogue and then the Cubans slammed the door in our face. ... They were not interested in dialogue if they had to discuss uncomfortable things like democracy and human rights. They had very little interest in that."
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt explains to BusinessWeek why the European Union should think twice about lifting sanctions against the Castro regime.
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).