Brazil to Modernize Cuban Airports

HAVANA TIMES – Cuba and Brazil signed on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding for the financing of a project to expand and modernize airport infrastructure of the island, reported the official Granma newspaper.

The agreement was made during a meeting in Havana between the Brazilian Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Fernando Pimentel, and Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca.

During the meeting, the two ministers also exchanged on the progress in the construction of the mega-port at Mariel, west of Havana, where Brazil has made investments of US $640 million.