This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

In the headlines: in national news, Prime Minister Skerrit says CREAD staff could be finalized by next week; from the region, Barbados government agrees to sell shares of regional airline, LIAT; and internationally, death toll rises in Sudan as bodies are fished out of the River Nile.

News and Sports presented by Sheena Harry and Garvin Richards, respectively, with technical assistance from Kimara Hurtault.