This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Tuesday 30th November, 2021

In the headlines:

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit defends supplementary estimates of over $275 million dollars taken to Parliament for debate

In news from the Region, St. Vincent’s Prime Minister says more CARICOM nations should seek Republican status

Internationally, officials say new COVID variant Omicron was present in the Netherlands before its discovery in South Africa

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