United Nations, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General (UNSG) António Guterres on Monday called for a peaceful solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine, in accordance with the Minsk Agreements, UNSG spokesman Stéphane Dujarric said.
Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The Building and Wood Workers´ International (BWI) Secretary-General Ambet Yuson on Monday assured his support for the solidarity campaign opposing the US blockade against Cuba.
Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez on Monday met with the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) Secretary-General Rodolfo Sabonge and reaffirmed Cuba's commitment to cooperate with all ACS-issued missions.
London, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Bacteria are known for breaking down lactose to make yogurt and sugar to make beer. Now researchers led by Northwestern University and LanzaTech have harnessed bacteria to break down waste carbon dioxide (CO2) to make valuable industrial chemicals, the British journal Nature Biotechnology revealed Monday. In a new pilot study, the researchers selected, engineered and optimized a bacteria strain and then successfully proved its ability to convert CO2 acetone and isopropanol (IPA).
Brussels, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Europe must speed up the implementation of renewable energy and diversify sources to reduce present dependence on fossil fuels, regional Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson said Monday.
Washington, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) As the May 1 deadline to resume federal student loan payments is drawing near, President Joe Biden faces pressure from Democrats and debt relief advocates to keep loan payments on pause at least through the midterm elections.
London, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday said that Russia’s decision to recognize the independence of the people’s republics of Donetsk and Luhansk (DPR and LPR) is plainly in breach of international law, adding that London will be discussing with allies the potential implementation of sanctions against Moscow.
Moscow, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin today signed the decrees on the recognition of the independence and sovereignty of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and Lugansk People's Republic (PRL), together with the leaders of those territories from Donbass.