This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News for August 17, 2017.

In the headlines: the budget for the 2017 national day of community service has been increased from 200 thousand to 250 thousand dollars; CARICOM looks to Sweden for help in dealing with development financing criteria and Trump Adviser Steve Bannon dubs white nationalists ‘clowns’.

News and sports presented by Tasia Floissac with technical assistance from Steven Dangleben.