Fish sellers upset over wholesale, outside market vendors
23 Nov 2021 05:34 PM
They accuse the municipality of failing to put a stop to the vendors selling fish outside the market, leaving them to suffer loses. Here’s more.
If the authorities cannot construct the market and clear vendors sitting outside, then who will? Caridade Pereira, president of the fish market asked. The women accuse the municipality of incompetence and have said that they would take on the work of building the market themselves.
These fisherwomen say that they are also victims to wholesale vendors who have set up shop near the market. They say that the fishing community is one of the oldest, traditional occupations of the state, and the government should take decisions bearing in mind the welfare of the community
. Ministers who were previously active have seemingly disappeared after coming to power, revealing the double standards in play, says Fr Michael. These people were the pioneers and moving force of the movement, he said.
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