This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Monday 23rd August, 2021

In the headlines:

Dominica’s education minister has called on graduates to be proactive in the country’s fight against COVID-19

In news from the region, the death toll rises in Haiti more than a week after a powerful earthquake

Internationally, Pfizer becomes the first COVID-19 vaccine to gain full approval by the US Food and Drug Administration

News and Sports were presented by Ivona Jno Baptiste Lugay, with technical assistance from Laila Langford.