This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Wednesday 23 June, 2021

In the headlines:

18 pupils chosen to advance to the semi-finals of the national reading competition

In the Region, two Caribbean islands to receive AstraZeneca vaccines from Mexico this week

Internationally, Russian jets and ships target a British warship in disputed waters

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