This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News for Thursday 18, 2018.

In the headlines: Trade Minister Ian Douglas has shot down speculation over a shortage of fuel in Dominica; A foreign national confirmed dead as his vehicle plunges over a cliff unto the St Joseph beach front on Wednesday; Police investigating shooting incident in Canefield; In news from the region at least two CARICOM countries could be removed from a new list of global tax havens; and Internationally China’s economy grew by 6% in 2017, the first time in 7 years the pace of growth has picked up.

News and sports presented by Curtis Matthew with technical assistance from Kimara Hitault.