This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News for August 16, 2017.

In the headlines: Ground breaking ceremony for the 51.3 million dollar rehabilitation of the E.O Leblanc Highway is set for Friday; former regional prime minister urging CARICOM to step in and advise the U.S against military action in Venezuela and President Donald Trump republican party irate over his talks over Virginia line.

News and sports presented by Daryl Titre.