Sobering talks at the United Nations

Who knew about all of the drinking at the United Nations?

It seems that cocktails have been key ingredients in helping a lot of those diplomatic negotiations get done. imgres-1But now it seems to party is winding down, as the New York Times reported today:

“When the United Nations began renovating its Manhattan headquarters in 2009, one of the first casualties of the construction was the storied Delegate’s Lounge, where for decades the delicate work of diplomacy was aided by a good stiff drink. The loss of the bar led to protest from diplomats and their staffs, and a temporary outpost was soon established.That bar is also now gone, but the thirst for liquor at the United Nations is apparently still strong. Continue reading “Sobering talks at the United Nations”