Lula to Meet in Cuba with Castros

HAVANA TIMES, Feb. 4 — Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva plans to visit Cuba on February 24-25 to meet with Raul and Fidel Castro, announced the Brazilian Foreign Ministry, reported IPS.

Lula’s last visit to Cuba was in October 2008, shortly after Cuba was hit by powerful hurricanes Gustav and Ike.  His trip was aimed at extending his people and government’s solidarity with the island’s residents.