This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Evening News for September 6, 2016.

In the headlines: Trade Minister Ian Douglas is hoping that a Fresh Produce Act will become operational in early 2017; the adopt a child back to school programme spearheaded by Melissa Poponne Skerrit, the wife of the Prime Minister presents 6 scholarships and school supplies to a number of less fortunate students across the island; Castries Mayor supports the Nicolas Maduro Government of Venezuela amid protests by the opposition over the weekend and the US President Barack Obama says he respects the rights of the NFL player who has decided to sit during the playing of the National Anthem.

News presented by Curtis Matthew with sports by Garvin Richards and technical assistance from Kimara Hurtault.