Calling for “transparency on all negotiations that lead to deals,” the Bahamas Humane Society today added its voice to the growing list of those set to demonstrate in Rawson Square next week, demanding passage of a Freedom of Information Act.
Topic: Freedom of Information Act
Declaring “this level of secrecy” as “unacceptable”, environmentalist Sam Duncombe urged the public to join Save The Bays in demanding a Freedom of Information Act that would end unregulated development and provide opportunity for citizens to learn and be consulted about plans prior to projects being approved.
In October 2011, the long-awaited and long-promised Freedom of Information (FOI) Act was tabled in the House of Assembly, years after it was promised. It was supposed to be enforced by July 1 the following year. We are still waiting.