This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News Update for November 14, 2016.

In the headlines: 17 charitable organisations have benefited from a contribution of over $38,000 from the President’s Charities Foundation; The St. Kitts Government has no plans to cancel carnival in the face of increased gun violence in the federation and preliminary data indicates that 2016 looks poised to be the warmest year on record globally.

News presented by Roosie Mills.