This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Thursday 24th January, 2018

In the headlines: A Portsmouth woman charged with theft of over one hundred thousand dollars walks free at the High Court; A St Lucian national charged with a 2016 murder is granted bail in the sum of three hundred thousand dollars; In the region a Guyanese woman has been remanded to prison for sex trafficking; And Russia has condemned a bid to ‘usurp power’ from Nicholas Maduro.

News was presented by Sheena Harry and Sports by Garvin Richards with technical assistance from Hazary Williams.