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

In the headlines: Dominica red cross on a major drive to provide assistance to islands affected by the passage of Hurricane Irma; In the region, Guyana intensifies measles and malaria surveillance along Venezuelan border and death toll rises to 33 following deadly earthquake in Mexico.

News presented by Roosie Mills with sports by Sharome Burton and technical assistance from Garvin Richards.