Minister Speaks To Issue Of Vending At Schools

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, has broken his silence on the issue of itinerant vending at secondary schools. He was speaking to the media, on Wednesday, following a tour of Swan Street, where he had earlier interacted with a number of street vendors and store owners. In an apparent reference to the recent issue at the …

Minister Weir Meets With BARVEN Members

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

Some of the issues affecting local vendors were recently placed on the table when Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, met with members of the Barbados Association of Retailers, Vendors and Entrepreneurs (BARVEN) for the first time since taking up the portfolio. Two of the main items on the agenda were the need to examine the current legislation …

BARVEN Welcomes Ministry’s Initiative

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

President of BARVEN, Allister Alexander speaking to the media today. (GP) The Barbados Association of Retailers, Vendors and Entrepreneurs (BARVEN), has welcomed the latest initiative by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, to find possible solutions to address the ongoing issue surrounding vending in the City. President of BARVEN, Allister Alexander, made this remark this morning, …

Vendors Concerns Being Addressed

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

Manager of Markets, Sherlock King (second left) and BARVEN President, Allister Alexander (third right) during the walkabout in Bridgetown this morning. In the background are BARVEN members and Acting Senior Superintendent of Markets (centre), George Payne.  (GP) The ongoing issue of illegal vending in the City is being addressed, with the hope of finding swift, viable solutions that would benefit …