This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Tuesday 28th December 2021.

In the headlines:

The business and media fraternity are mourning the death of Parry Bellot.

In news from the region, Snap Election in Barbados, Prime Minister Mia Mottley dissolves parliament and will head to the polls on the 19th of January

And Internationally, France tightens restrictions amid Omicron surge

News and sports were presented by Garvin Richards with technical assistance from Steven Dangleben.