UN to honour Thompson
The United Nations General Assembly, presided over by Joseph Deiss, is expected to pay special tribute to the late Prime Minister David Thompson at a meeting of the assembly in New York today.
Deiss will offer condolences, along with representatives from the five regional groups. These are the Latin American and Caribbean Group, the Western European and Others Group, the Eastern European Group, the African Group and the Asian Group.
Representatives from the United States and Barbados will also have an opportunity to address the assembly.
Barbadians who wish to view or listen to the proceedings may tune into CBC TV Channel 8 or Starcom Network News at 10 a.m. (BGIS)