This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News Update for August 23, 2016.

In the headlines: Weather officials monitor a Tropical wave which could affect Dominica later today; Zika concerns for St. Lucia and a crackdown on drugs in the Philippines leaves over 1900 dead in the past 7 weeks.

News presented by Roosie Mills with sports by Vynliz Dailey and technical assistance from Midian ” Dj Midian” Pacquette.