By Melanius Alphonse
A “lame duck” in politics describes an elected official continuing to hold high political office pending the inauguration of a more recently elected successor. The official is often seen weak and loses the ability to achieve anything, having less influence with the legislature and the public at large.
Several universities from the United Kingdom will visit Barbados and Trinidad as a part of the UK Higher Education Skills Tour this autumn.
Police are conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding the unnatural death of a man discovered at George Street St. Michael.
Businesses across Barbados are being reminded that they should observe national shutdown protocols. This reminder is coming from Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite, who took issue with some business houses opening their doors today as Barbados remains under a tropical storm warning for the passage of Tropical Storm Matthew.
Tropical storm warnings are in effect for Barbados, Dominica, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe and Martinique as Tropical Storm Matthew emerged.