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The Cobblestone Inn, located in Capital City - Kingstown.
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(WEFM) — A lease agreement between National properties Limited (NPL) and operator of Cobblestone Inn, Ann Joshua, expired on February 28, 2010. This disclosure was made Sunday, July 17, 2016 by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, in a telephone call to WEFM’s issue at hand program. According to Dr. Gonsalves,

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A sample of Jazzy Organics' Insect repellent Lotion Bar
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(WEFM) — No one likes Mosquito bites, but it seems as if nothing really works in preventing them. With the threat of the Zika virus existing in the Caribbean, one entrepreneur in St. Vincent & the Grenadines, is standing up to the challenge. Jasmin Deane of Jazzy Organics, a locally

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Photo of RBTT Bank -  Heritage Square, Kingstown, St. Vincent (Photo Credit - I Candi Pictures)
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(WEFM) — Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves is urging citizens to make their own judgement about whether or not to withdraw their funds from the RBTT Bank here following a decision by the financial institution to increase fees for its services. Many customers have descended on the bank in recent

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(WEFM) — The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) says it is concerned about the increase in commercial banks’ fees and charges across the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) and the effects on depositors. The ECCB said in a statement that it does not have the powers to regulate commercial banks’

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moodys
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(WEFM) — International ratings agency, Moody’s Investors Service, has changed the outlook on the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ B3/NP issuer andB3 bond ratings to stable from negative. “The rating action reflects our expectation that faster growth and lower fiscal deficits will keep St. Vincent’s debt metrics consistent

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A map of the development taking place in the glossy bay area. (Photo by NBC Radio)
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(WEFM) — The construction of a major marina on the Grenadine Island of Canouan is currently ongoing. The Marina is being developed by the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Irish billionaire Dermot Desmond. A major phase of the Glossy Bay Marina Construction Project is scheduled to be completed by

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Jazzy
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(WEFM Feature) — No one likes Mosquito bites, but it seems as if nothing really works in preventing them. With the threat of the Zika virus existing in the Caribbean, one Entrepreneur from St. Vincent & the Grenadines, is standing up to the challenge. Jasmin Deane of Jazzy Organics, a

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tax
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(WEFM) — The Inland Revenue Department is encouraging Tax-Payers to file their returns before the March 31st deadline. Speaking to WEFM News this morning, Deputy Comptroller at the Inland Revenue Department (IRD), Gwyneth Martin, noted that persons who are unable to visit the office, can file their income tax returns

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(WEFM) — Minister of Urban Development, Senator Julian Francis has once again suggested that the government consider the idea of the use of the Kingstown central market as a mall, rather than a market. Senator Francis, who is also the Minister of Transport, Works and Local government, was at the

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