This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News for October 21, 2016.

In the headlines: Pm Roosevelt Skerrit challenged society to step up and take back its responsibility where the safety of children is concerned; Parliament is debating the bill to amend the sexual offences Act; Trinidad appeal court rejects opposition election challenge and UN Human Rights chief describes the Syrian city of Aleppo as a slaughter house.

News presented by Ivona Jno Baptiste Lugay with Sports presented by Garvin Richards with technical assistance from Midian ” Dj Midian” Pacquette.