This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Thursday 26th August, 2021

In the headlines

The UN Special Committee for Decolonization opened its Regional Seminar in Dominica this week.

In the region, The Funeral of former Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Sir Lester Bird got underway this morning.

And: The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Opposition has called for more protests against mandatory vaccination.

Internationally, Twin bomb attacks at Kabul airport in Afghanistan result in civilian casualties.

News was presented by Jair Pendenque and Sports by Garvin Richards, with technical assistance from Laila Langford.