This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Tuesday 24th August, 2021

In the headlines:

The Ministry of Health to announce plans for a comprehensive COVID-19 vaccination drive this week

In news from the Region, schools to reopen virtually in the Bahamas, as COVID cases rise

Internationally, the UK Prime Minister has insisted on safe passage from Afghanistan beyond the August 31 deadline

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