09/19/13 - Radio Progreso Alternativa (Miami) - Raúl Castro signs decree for Mariel Development Zone
HAVANA, 19 Sept 13 - Radio Progreso Alternativa (RPA)/Progreso Semanal -
President Raúl Castro of Cuba today signed the decree-law that created the
island's first Special Zone of Development, in Mariel (ZEDM). The ZEDM,
built at a cost of approximately $900 million (of which Brazil contributes
$640 million), will begin partial operations by year's end. The area set
aside for containers can receive about 3 million of them every year.
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