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UN goals and digital identities

UNCTAD has created a blended learning strategy to boost the digital economy in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) It will run until 2025 when it finishes with presentations from the states involved. The targets are the ministries in charge of e-commerce; telecommunication/ICT; trade; revenue, tax and finance authorities. The “digital identity for trade and development”…

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Caribbean Data Center Market Investment Analysis Report 2022-2027

The Caribbean data center market is growing with strong economic factors, government support, digitalization, technology penetration, and connectivity with major global markets. The Caribbean market is witnessing more on-premises data center investment than colocation and hyperscale data centers. Governments of various countries are establishing special economic zones to attract investments in the region. Caribbean Free…

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Growth expected in Caribbean Data Centre market

ReportLinker.com announces the release of the report "Caribbean Data Center Market - Investment Analysis & Growth Opportunities 2022-2027" The Caribbean data center market is growing with strong economic factors, government support, digitalization, technology penetration, and connectivity with major global markets. The Caribbean market is witnessing more on-premises data center investment than colocation and hyperscale data…

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Status of Data Privacy Laws in the Caribbean [Feb 2021]

Six jurisdictions are without any substantive laws to govern the protection of personal data. 10 jurisdictions have passed data privacy laws in the Commonwealth Caribbean* generally. Recent developments in Barbados and Jamaica have led to data privacy-related developments in the relevant jurisdictions. As used here, Commonwealth Caribbean refers to all countries in the Caribbean that…

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CARICOM should implement an umbrella data protection law

A group of data protection professionals are calling for the establishment of a CARICOM-sanctioned umbrella legislation that could effectively create a standard operating procedure for all its members. Cloud Carib said Latin America’s focus on data protection has come partially in response to international reports of sophisticated cyberattacks which have targeted Caribbean-based companies. In the…

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One year milestone for Caribbean Digital Revolution Project

Caribbean Digital Revolution Project marks one-year milestone with Caribbean Digital Transformation Project (CARDTP) The project is funded by the World Bank and is being implemented by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) in partnership with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) The ECCB believes that digital transformation is…

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The Caribbean identified as an ‘Emerging Market’ for Data Privacy

Caribbean coun­tries have been po­si­tioned to im­prove their ca­pac­i­ty for in­for­ma­tion pri­va­cy man­age­ment through the re­cent des­ig­na­tion of the re­gion as hav­ing ‘Emerg­ing Mar­ket’ sta­tus grant­ed by the In­ter­na­tion­al As­so­ci­a­tion of Pri­va­cy Pro­fes­sion­als (IAPP). “The IAPP rec­og­nizes that Caribbean coun­tries are re­spond­ing to glob­al trends in da­ta pri­va­cy and are po­si­tion­ing their mar­kets ac­cord­ing­ly,” said…

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