This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Wednesday 9th June, 2021

In the headlines:

Dominica advances plans for an international airport with the historic contract signing ceremony later today

And: National Security Minister Rayburn Blackmoore criticizes plans for protest ahead of the signing

In sports, Dominica secures a 1-1 draw with Barbados in World Cup Qualifiers last night

In the region, COVID-19 cases rise in St. Kitts

Internationally, US Vice President Kamala Harris under pressure to visit US-Mexico border

News and sports were presented by kimara Hurtault, with technical assistance from Steven Dangleben .