This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News Update for December 5, 2016.

In the headlines: group of former police officers issues a call for authorities to provide a pension to former Director of Public Prosecutions, Gene Pestaina; Caribbean countries join in the adopting Cancum Declaration and Japanese Prime Minitser to visit Pearl Harbour for the first time since Japan attacked the Amercian Naval base 75 years ago.

News presented by Rosie Mills with sports by Sharome Burton and technical assistance from Midian “Dj Midian” Pacquette.