This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News Update for September 30, 2016.

In the headlines: Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit set to address Dominicans in Canada; the Caribbean public health agency is seeking to allay fears that countries are covering up statistics on infectious diseases and Chinese man killed 17 neighbours to cover up murder of parents.

News presented by Vynliz Dailey with sports by Garvin Richards.