This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News for Friday 8th December, 2017.

In the headlines: a Dominican architect has called for greater attention to be paid to hurricane shelters; a cash contribution to Dominican farmers is coming; Immigration minister Rayburn Blackmoore has denied speculation that passport books may not be available in Dominica; Antigua and Barbuda stages CARICOM / Cuba summit this weekend and last minute deal struck with the EU for BREXIT talks to move on to the next phase.

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