This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Wednesday 22nd December, 2021

In the headlines:

Police are reporting 9 murders for Dominica so far this year.

In the region, Jamaica’s Health Minister says the Omicron variant is present on the island.

Internationally, France begins COVID-19 vaccination today for children aged 5 to 11.

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