The plan calls for improving schools, strengthening tourism and agriculture sectors and reducing power costs, among other things.
She said the government has already started working on some of the goals, noting that it has revived the sugarcane industry and that local farmers harvested rice for the first time in 30 years. Vila also said developers built some 2,200 new hotel rooms last year, although critics say they are waiting to see whether the occupancy rate will increase.
The government also is pushing to lower power bills on an island that depends on oil to generate roughly 70 percent of its electricity.
U.S. investors and bondholders, along with major credit rating agencies, have been closely watching
Vila said the government plans to take concrete actions and adhere to the plan. "It's more than just a public declaration," she said.
Quinones also questioned whether the island will reach 2 percent growth by 2018.
"It might not be achievable in four years because all those investments will take their time to generate growth," she said.
She also said
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