This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Wednesday 20th October, 2021

In the headlines:

Senior Minister Reginald Austrie has remembered the late Edward Registe as a committed stalwart for the advancement of the underprivileged of Dominica.

In the region, Haitian authorities and the US FBI negotiate for the release of 17 kidnapped missionaries in Haiti.

Internationally, Deadly bomb blasts kill 14 in Syria.

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