This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Wednesday 18th  April, 2018

In the headlines: AID Band reports net profit of four hundred thousand dollars; Cuba’s National Assembly begins a historic two day meeting to elect a successor to President Raul Castro; the Pilot who safely landed a Southwest Airlines passenger plane after a jet engine ripped apart mid air is being praised as a hero by passengers.

News and Sports was presented by Nichole Christian Durand and Sharome Burton with technical assistance from Stephen Dangleben.