This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Evening News and Sports for Thursday 17th January, 2018

In the headlines: President of the Dominica Council on Ageing says the abuse of the elderly remains a major concern; In the region Caribbean Cruise Lines bans American after he jumps off the ship; and internationally a car bomb explosion has killed at least nine people in the Colombian capital.

News was presented by Sheena Harry and Sports by Garvin Richards with technical assistance from Midian Pacquette.