This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News for September 14, 2017.

In the headlines: The President of the Caribbean Development Bank has led a delegation to Dominica; In the region, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) survey indicates poverty on a rise in Barbados and internationally, at least 50 killed in I.S claimed twin attacks in southern Iraq.

News presented by Hazary Williams with sports by Sharome Burton and technical assistance from Midian Pacquette.