Tag Archive: e-government

Feb 20 2017

Roundup: for the week ending 19 February 2017

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 13 February to Sunday 19 February 2017. Monday, 13 February 2017 Attorneys say reject creation of national fingerprint database Antigua and Barbuda – Local, regional and international lawyers are telling Antiguans and Barbudans to reject the recently declared government …

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Nov 09 2016

3 essentials to realise Internet economies in the Caribbean

Although virtually all countries worldwide want to have an Internet economy, many of them appear not to know how to achieve it. Here we highlight three essentials ought to be implemented. For the past several years, a key goal most countries have envisaged, having expended considerable effort to improve their telecoms and ICT infrastructure and …

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Aug 31 2016

4 reasons why there is a digital divide between the public and private sector

If asked the private sector across the Caribbean would say that ICT in the public sector is grossly under-developed. Some of the contributing factors are discussed. At a seminar on ICT entrepreneurship held last week and organised by the Telecommunication Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT), a number of speakers highlighted in various ways that …

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Aug 12 2016

Snapshot: 2016 update of e-Government in the Caribbean

A 2016 update of  the development of the e-government across the Caribbean. The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) published the results of its latest e-government survey, which covers all 193 United Nations member states, including the following 16 Caribbean countries: Antigua and Barbuda; the Bahamas Barbados; Belize; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; …

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Jun 08 2016

Should the Internet be a basic right now, or in the future?

In light of recent statements on the Internet by a prominent Caribbean leader, we discuss reasons why the Internet should be made a basic right sooner rather than later. In an address to the Jamaica Employers Federation two weeks ago, Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, was reported as saying that globally, it could be …

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