This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News for Friday 8th December, 2017.

In the headlines: Government has signed a revised agreement with the Aid Bank for the provision of loans in the Tourism and Manufacturing sectors; In news from the region, $200 million in compensation to west Kingston residents in Jamaica and Internationally, Breakthrough deal in Brexit talks.

News and sports presented by Sharome Burton with technical assistance from Hazary Williams.