Documents without Borders: E-Government in the English-Speaking Caribbean Nations: A Comparison of Internet Sites

J. Canfield
2016 DttP Documents to the People  
The growth of e-government services and Internet presence of governments is a global phenomenon. Even though in much of the Caribbean, citizen access to the Internet ranges from 8.5 to 40.0 percent, Caribbean nations have increasingly developed a web presence. E-government is well-established within the fifteen Caricom nations, which include both English-speaking and non-English–speaking nations. An assessment of the level of maturity, features, and functionality of the web presence of the
more » ... bean nations indicates a low level of success possibly due to lack of infrastructure. In one report, the Caribbean nations that provide a web presence often failed to provide or provided minimal levels of contact information, hours of operation, email or other means of contact, and failed to offer downloadable or electronic forms.
doi:10.5860/dttp.v44i1.6058 fatcat:ewwabcirurepjksgzaw33g6sc4