This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Tuesday 17th August, 2021

In the headlines:

Dominica sees a significant reduction in active COVID-19 cases over the last two days.

In the region, former president of the St. Lucia senate Claudius Francis to be sworn in as Speaker of the House of Assembly today.

Internationally, US Pesident Joe Biden defends his decision to pull out US troops from Afghanistan

News and Sports were presented by Curtis Matthew, with technical assistance from Steven Dangleben.