This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News Update for October 22, 2016.

In the headlines: Government to continue what it says is a heavy investment in farm access roads; Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister responds to a call by the Opposition leader to fire the attorney general and hundreds of people in Iraq are treated for the effects of toxic gases.

News presented by Curtis Matthew with sports by Garvin Richards and technical assistance from Hazary Williams.