This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Thursday 05th April, 2018

In the headlines: Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit welcomes a decision by Roseau Central NP Joseph Isaac to become an independent member of Parliament; From the region no new taxes for St Lucians this year; and the ex president of Brazil faces a jail sentence

News and Sports was presented by Curtis Matthew with technical assistance from Kimara Hurtault.