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Caricom seeks to strengthen relations with UN.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana , The strengthening of cooperation between the Caribbean Community and the United Nations system will be further strengthened around several issues, including climate change, security, human development, health and education, and were expected to be discussed at the Ninth Caricom-United Nations General ...

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A new play tells the story of mikvah-peeping rabbi Barry Freundel.

WASHINGTON — Rabbi Barry Freundel was the rabbi of Kesher Israel in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C. He was a man of power in his synagogue, and influence in the wider modern Orthodox world. But all of that went away when he was convicted in 2015 on voyeurism charges after spying on and filming...

- JTA - US

DC security robot drowns itself in apparent suicide.

K5 robot was assigned patrol duty at Georgetown Waterfront The post DC security robot drowns itself in apparent suicide appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

This robot is designed to keep people safe, but it fell in a fountain and couldn't get up.

The Knightscope K5 security robot's job is to be on the look out for crime. It might also want to keep an eye on where it's going. Officer workers at the Georgetown Harbour office and retail space in Washington D.C. tweeted photos on Monday of the building's K5 marooned and toppled over in a water fountain. The K5 is ...

- Business Insider - US

Exxon, Hess, Statoil Sign Oil Exploration Deals Offshore Suriname.

ExxonMobil, Hess Corporation, and Statoil have signed 30-year production sharing contracts with Suriname's state oil company Staatsolie for two blocks offshore Suriname, not far from one of the biggest recent discoveries: Liza offshore Guyana. A consortium of Exxon, Hess, and Statoil signed on Thursday a production sharing ...

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Judging al-Qaida's record, Part I: Is the organization in decline?.

Al-Qaida's power and influence have fallen considerably from its peak in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, but several well-respected analysts suggest the group remains strong and may resurge. My Georgetown colleague Bruce Hoffman argues that as the West focuses on the Islamic State, al-Qaida is rebuilding and ...

- Brookings - US