Grenada Passes Data Privacy Law

Grenada’s #DataPrivacy law now means that 3 out of every four territories in the Caribbean have a privacy law on the books.

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Guyana publishes draft privacy law for comments

What: Guyana Data Protection Bill open for comments. Deadline: May 3, 2023 How: submit comments via email to and/or Quick impressions: A copy of the Bill as at April 16, 2023 is available on the Government’s website and below.

Cuba passes privacy law

Cuba’s National Assembly has passed Ley 149/2022 “De Protección de Datos Personales” (Law 149/2022 “On the Protection of Personal Data” or, simply “LPDP” ) on Thursday August 25, 2022. The LPDP gives effect to the Cuban people’s constitutional right to privacy and is the nation’s first comprehensive privacy law. The LPDP includes the following key…

Status of Data Privacy Laws in the Caribbean [January 2022]

In honour of Data Privacy Day 2022, I have put together this post on recent developments in privacy law in the Commonwealth Caribbean.* I did a prior version of this post in 2021. You can read that here. The list has been updated to include references to Anguilla and Montserrat, bringing the total number of…

🇧🇧Barbados has appointed its first privacy regulator

What happened? The Government of Barbados has appointed Ms. Lisa Greaves as the country’s first Data Protection Commissioner. The official notice in last month’s Gazette indicates that Ms. Greaves’ appointment to the post is effective from July 15, 2021 and comes a few months after the Government brought the majority of the Barbados Data Protection…