This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Monday 30th August, 2021

In the headlines:

Political leaders encouraged to speak out on COVID-19 vaccinations

In news from the region, Delta plus variant identified in recent confirmed COVID cases in Antigua

Internationally, New Orleans loses power as Hurricane Ida strikes

News and Sports were presented by Ivona Jno Baptiste Lugay, with technical assistance from Steven Dangleben.