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Brazilian group sees Cuban port expanding sooner with better US ties

A new road near Mariel port on the outskirts of Havana. Odebrecht built 700 metres of port connecting to roads and rails in an initial phase that is expected to last eight to 10 years before expansion.


CUBA'S improved relations with the United States could lead to a more rapid expansion of the port upon which the country has staked much of its economic future, an executive whose company built the port said.

Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA completed the US$800 million