This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News for April 19, 2017.

In the headlines: a prominent union leader called on unions in Dominica to consider the issue of a trade union congress with urgency; several protesters detained at anti-government protest in Suriname and china seriously concerned about north Korean nuclear threats.

News presented by Hazary Williams and sports by Sharome Burton with technical assistance from Midian Pacquette.