This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Wednesday 13th October, 2021

In the headlines:

A group of regional banks, including the National Bank of Dominica, to acquire CIBC FirstCaribbean branches in Dominica and three other Caribbean countries

In news from the region, the Commonwealth Secretary General says climate change could sink small states

Internationally, Russia denies weaponizing energy amid Europe’s gas crisis

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