This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Evening News and Sports for Monday 16th August, 2021

In the headlines:

Health Minister Dr. Irving Mc Intyre issues a new call for Dominicans to rally together to defeat COVID-19.

In the region, Belize diplomat Dr. Carla Barnett, installed as eighth secretary general of CARICOM.

Internationally, US President Joe Biden defends his decision to pull out US troops from Afghanistan.

News was presented by Laila Langford and Sports by Curtis Matthew, with technical assistance from Miguel Labadie.