Video: The Rule Of Law – Transparency with Tamara van Breugel

Throughout history small countries have contributed much to the world – from Venice and the Netherlands in centuries past, to HongKong, Singapore and Switzerland today. The Caribbean, including the Bahamas, could also become a beacon of free enterprise and economic progress. The new policy of the United States toward Cuba,…

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Recommendations for Freedom of Information Bill

A committee formed by the non-partisan civil society organization, Citizens for a Better Bahamas, has reviewed the government’s proposed Freedom of Information Bill and recommended a score of improvements. The draft Bill was published in May by Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald, the cabinet minister who is responsible enactment. The Bill…

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CBB in the Nassau Guardian

Local civic group Citizens for a Better Bahamas (CBB) yesterday submitted a suite of recommended changes to the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill, 2015 to the government, charging the government to broaden the scope of government and private organizations eligible for information disclosure. Addressing Jerome Fitzgerald, the minister with responsibility…

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