"And now along comes Obama and says he will lift a few restrictions, but that in order to advance further Cuba must show it is making democratic changes. Well, we do not accept that Cuba has to change in order to deserve normal relations with the United States.”
Josefina Vidal, head of the North American department at the Cuban Ministry for Foreign Affairs, tellingThe New York Times why Mr Obama isn't going to get any concessions of any type from 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).