Syria and Cuba have strengthened Wednesday in this capital bilateral
links in several fields, as well as enhanced political cooperation in
regional and international affairs of common interest.
The event will pay tribute to the prestigious Palestinian poet, Mahmud
Darwish, who died last year in the USA and to the Cuban Gabriel de la
Concepcion Valdes (Plácido) in the bicentenary of his birth date.
A second group of young adults from the Salomon Islands left today for Cuba to study medicine in accordance with Cuban assistance to the insular states of the South Pacific, informed today Radio New Zealand International.
Cuban pianist Chucho Valdes and his band of young musicians, accompanied by singer Mayra Caridad Valdes, were a big hit at the Byblos International Festival, held outside the Lebanese capital.