US Poverty Level Reaches 17-Year Record High

4 Washington, Sep 14. -Poverty rate in the United States rose to 15.1 percent during 2010, the highest in seventeen years, according to the latest figures released by the federal government. Some 46.2 million people in this country are considered lacking basic items, 2.6 million people more than in 2009, when the index was 14.3 percent. The world''s largest business

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Venezuela Modernizes Port Facilities

0 Caracas, Dec 23. -The Bolivarian Ports Company (BOLIPUERTOS) consolidated the government's port development strategy during 2010, according to the website of the institution. The development and modernization of the country's ports is priority because of the importance they have inside the national economy. BOLIPUERTOS works on the construction of a new container terminal in Puerto Cabello, in virtue of

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