This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News Update for August 27, 2016.

In the headlines: Recovery efforts in Dominica following TS Erika described as commendable; an earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale rocks sections of the Dominican Republic and US President Barack Obama called on Congress to step up funding for the fight against the Zika Virus.

News and sports presented by Curtis Matthew with technical assistance from Midian ” Dj Midian” Pacquette.