This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News Update for September 20, 2016.

In the headlines: The community of Grand Fond Calypso fraternity and drug abuse prevention unit mourning the sadden death of Leandra cuffy; Caribbean airlines could become St. Lucia’s national air carrier and Iraqi forces launch operation to drive Islamic State from a town South of Mosul.

News and sports presented by Hazary Williams with sport by Garvin Richards and technical assistance from Midian ” DJ Midian” Pacquette.