A suspicious discovery
Police and task force officers had to be called to the headquarters of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) this evening after a top official received a suspicious envelope.
The envelope, addressed to Acting General Secretary Roslyn Smith, was reportedly opened by a member of her administrative staff and was found to contain a white powdery substance
NUPW President Akanni McDowall told Barbados TODAY, this prompted the officials, who were said to be meeting at the time, to summon emergency officials, including the fire and ambulance service.
The development comes amid ongoing tensions between the labour movement and the Government over the vexing issue retrenchments