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Latest Cuba – Solomon Islands relations Stories

2008-09-17 09:01:00

Text of report by Solomon Islands locally-owned newspaper website, Solomon Times Online on 15 September [By Joy Basi] Another 25 more students intending to study medicine will leave the country for Cuba at the end of the month. This was confirmed by the Ministry of Health's under-secretary for health care, Dr Cedric Alependava in an interview last week. "Under the agreement between the Cuban government and the Solomon Islands government there are 50 scholarship for 2007-2008 offered for...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'