This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News for May 24, 2017.

In the headlines: National Security Minister Rayburn Blackmoore is reporting that 56 officers reported sick on Tuesday; in the region, IMF official attributes Grenada’s progress to broad based ownership and Philippines president eyes nationwide martial law.

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