Cuba to Inaugurate First Stage of Special Development Zone

Cuban News Agency

The first stage of the container terminal at the Mariel Special Development Zone, west of Havana, will be inaugurated in January.
The announcement was made by President Raul Castro as he closed the second session of the Cuban Parliament’s Eight Legislature on Saturday.

Raul Castro described the new project as very attractive for foreign investors and a lab to consider the application of new technologies and entrepreneurial management methods.

The Mariel special development zone is part of the policies and programs adopted by the Cuban Communist Party to update the country’s economic model.

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