PM Commits To Making Cabinet Documents Digitally Accessible


Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is committing to making Cabinet documents digitally accessible.

The Prime Minister was speaking in a recorded video during a meeting yesterday with Cabinet members.

The one minute video was sent to the media.

In the video Prime Minister Holness refers to laptops which he says were specially procured.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, speaking in a recorded video during a meeting yesterday with Cabinet members.

It follows a controversial resolution in October which sought to extend the time during which the public is denied access to Cabinet documents from the current 20 years to 70 years.

The government later withdrew the order after facing backlash.

Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.

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