This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Evening News and Sports for Thursday 5th August, 2021

In the headlines:

Cruise operations continue for Dominica despite a surge in COVID-19 cases.

In news from the region, the man considered to be the grandfather of the UWP in St Lucia, Stephenson King is now a cabinet minister with the St Lucia Labor Party Government

St Vincent sees largest anti-government protests in years

And internationally, the US plans to require COVID-19 shots for foreign travelers

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