This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News for August 31, 2017.

In the headlines: Digicel contributes quarter million dollars in cash and kind for 2017 World Creole Music Festival; Haiti’s president reaffirms stance on combating corruption with the dismissal of Social Affairs and Labour Minister and more challenges ahead as Texas state runs out of clean water.

News presented by Tasia Floissac with sports by Sharome Burton and technical assistance from Midian Pacquette.