Monday, December 18, 2017

Zero tolerance for street vending in Chaguanas*


Street vendors in Chaguanas better look out as the borough’s mayor, Gopaul Boodhan, says street vending will not be tolerated this Christmas season. Boodhan said street vending is illegal and the borough will not be part of allowing something illegal to occur in the borough. In San Fernando, Mayor Junia Regrello wants to allow street vending in specific areas of the city, a move that is being resisted by some business owners. Boodhan said there is a designated space for vendors along Busy Corner, known as the vendors mall, where booths have been set up for vendors and a rental fee of $100 per month is collected for them.

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