A foreign company will take over a Cuban sugar mill...for the first time since 1959.
A subsidiary of Brasil's giant construction company Odebrecht...has agreed to run and upgrade a sugar mill in Cienfuegos...for 13 years.
Cuba has 54 aged and barely operating mills.
Odebrecht agreed to spend $60 million to upgrade facilities.
It has been improving Cuba's port facilities at Mariel Bay for several years.
Once a sugar cane producing giant...Cuba harvested just 1.4 million tons in 2011.