This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Wednesday 25th August, 2021

In the headlines:

The National Bank of Dominica has suspended operations at its main branch due to COVID exposure.

In the region, a Health crisis looms in Jamaica, as over 50 nurses began industrial action this morning.

Internationally, the US says it will prioritize evacuating its military from Afghanistan in final days before the extraction deadline.

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