This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News for August 27, 2016.

In the headlines: August 27 & 28 declared National Days of Prayer and thanksgiving to mark Anniversary of TS Erika; Antigua and Barbuda Government says No to calls for the buggery laws to be repealed and a mass funeral under way for victims of Wednesday’s massive earthquake in Italy.

News and sports presented by Curtis Matthew with technical assistance from Steven Dangleben