Gopaul Boodhan

Chaguanas Mayor insists no street-vending will be tolerated for Christmas

Chaguanas Mayor Gopaul Boodhan says street vending will not be tolerated for the Christmas season.

The Mayor says, however, that vendors would be allocated spaces in the Vendors' Mall along the Chaguanas Main Road.

The Mayor spoke to CNC3 following an emergency meeting with Chaguanas vendors on Thursday night at the Chaguanas Borough Corporation administrative complex at Cumberbatch Street. 

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Chaguanas Mayor suggests closing bars, nightspots by 2 am to help curb crime

Chaguanas Mayor Gopaul Boodhan says a conversation must begin to discuss the possible closing of bars and other nightspots in Chaguanas, by 2 am for the latest.

The Mayor says he believes this will have a positive impact on crime in the borough.

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He spoke to CNC3 on Sunday, saying it pains him to see the number of deaths of young people in Chaguanas and across the country.