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OPEC Promotes Hydraulic Investment in Trinidad, Cuba

opecA cooperation project between Cuba and the Fund of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) boosts today the main hydraulic investment of this Cuban heritage city with a cost of $25 million USD.

The credit use by experts from the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources (INRH), will make it possible to improve the water supply and sanitation system of the third village founded by the Spaniards in Cuba, declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1988.

According to Yoisel López, in charge of the work, the amount allows the solvency of this ambitious work that will guarantee substantial improvements in more than 60 percent of the city and will positively impact about 30,000 people.

Speaking to Prensa Latina, Lopez stated that it is a complex procedure that aims to install a new system of aqueduct and sewerage in the city, founded in 1514 and of recognized architectural values, located in the south center of Cuba.

Lopez detailed that the project includes actions that will extend until 2021 in the periphery of the city, which also includes nearby towns such as La Boca.

The historical center is included in the general plan of the INRH in Trinidad, which has a term of execution until 2030, with actions in aqueduct and sewerage, but these are still being studied due to the cost and complexity of the actions, he said.

(Prensa Latina)

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