This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News Update for November 1, 2016.

In the headlines: Prime minister tells returning Dominicans to defend the good name of the country; At least 11 early childhood institutions in Jamaica have reported the hand, foot and mouth viral infection to the ministry of health and the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) has called for South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma to be removed.

News presented by Guest Reader Tim Durand with sports by Sharome Burton and technical assistance from Garvin Richards.