A worker walks among old machinery at the Brasil sugar processing plant in Jaronu, Cuba. The words written on the wall read, in Spanish, "Don't pass. Collapse." The plant, launched in 1921, is getting a makeover and expected to be ready in time for the upcoming annual harvest and to start milling cane by February 2013. (Associated Press)

Photo by: Franklin Reyes

A worker walks among old machinery at the Brasil sugar processing plant in Jaronu, Cuba. The words written on the wall read, in Spanish, "Don't pass. Collapse." The plant, launched in 1921, is getting a makeover and expected to be ready in time for the upcoming annual harvest and to start milling cane by February 2013. (Associated Press)