This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News for August 16, 2017.

In the headlines: $167,000.00 contract signed for works on the Senhouse Bridge in Castle Bruce; Venezuela’s President Maduro makes surprise visit to Cuba and floods in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh leave 250 dead.

News presented by Hazary Williams with sports by Garvin Richards and technical assistance from Midian Pacquette.