This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Friday 23rd March, 2018

In the headlines: Government has taken a decision to extend the duty free concessions on the importation of building materials until June; from the region Human Rights Watch says discriminatory laws in the Eastern Caribbean makes LGBT’s targets for discrimination, violence and abuse; and police shoot supermarket gunman bringing end to France hostage crisis

News and Sports was presented by Sharome Burton with technical assistance from Stephen Dangleben.