This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News Update for September 23, 2016.

In the headlines: Trade Minister Ian Douglas places emphasis on the consumption of local products; police are investigating the discovery of a male body fished out at sea near Mahaut; the United States to step up deportation of Haitians and police in Charlotte under mounting pressure to release the video of the shooting of unarmed black man.

News presented by Vynliz Dailey with sports by Garvin Richards and technical assistance from Kimara Hurtault.