News Release – Puerto Rican open government leader joins NFOIC

      June 29, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Daniel Bevarly Executive Director, NFOIC dbevarly@nfoic.org 352-294-7082 Espacios Abiertos (Open Spaces), an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization has joined NFOIC. The organization promotes open, transparent and accountable government in Puerto Rico to create and strengthen mechanisms for civic participation. Established in 2014, Espacios Abiertos’ objectives are to enable the people in…

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Low Marks for Puerto Rico on Transparency and Access to Information

An analysis by the Canadian-based Centre for Law and Democracy gives Puerto Rico low marks for transparency in terms of access to information and “open data” laws. “Puerto Rico needs stronger rules guaranteeing the right to information if it truly aspires to adequately implement this constitutionally guaranteed right. Its current laws are much weaker than…

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