Home of the Prime Minister
Prime Minister: Justin Trudeau
The Prime Minister of Canada is the leader of the political party that obtained the most seats in the House of Commons. In this sense, the Prime Minister is not elected directly, but citizens vote in favor of deputies of one of the parties in conflict.
The website offers information about the actions of the Prime Minister and its cabinet.
Portal of the Government of Canada
Canada is a country that establishes its political system from a parliamentary monarchy. Queen Elizabeth II of England is the official head of State of Canada and counts with a representative who is the Governor. He is appointed by the Prime Minister.
The political decisions of the country are taken with autonomy on part of the Canadian government formed by the Prime Minister and the Parliament.
The Canada State uses the portal of the Government to broadcast information. It also represents a channel of communication with citizens through the web platform, which has information about services and organisms.
Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunication Commission
President: Jean-Pierre Blais
It is an organism that regulates the telecommunications, radio and TV, since the Broadcasting Law of 1991 and the Telecommunications Law of 1993. The objective of the institution is that Canadians can access to the services regulated by both laws.
Besides, it produces information about the consumptions of these products by the Canadian population, which are published in the web of the commission.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
It is an institution that gathers public TV and radios of Canada. It aims to offer high quality contents to citizens, with the purpose of strengthening and broadcasting the culture of Canada.
It started its operations in 1922 and it was constituted as a policy that would counteract the cultural influence of United States. At present, CBC has eight radio stations (some in English, others in French) and a TV channel.
Public Communication Secretariat
Secretary: Jorge Greco
It is an organism dependent on the Cabinet. It is formed by three under-secretariats:
Under Secretariat of Administration
Under Secretariat of Public Communication
Under Secretariat of Communication and Broadcasting
Among its main responsibilities, the Secretariat is in charge of the execution of the public communication of the Nation; the institutional articulation between the public communication of the National State act and media; the planning and execution of the official publicity of the centralized administration and the approbation of the decentralized administration.
The Press Office, which depends on the Public Communication Secretariat, is aimed at communicating the State agenda as well as news about the Presidency of the Argentine Nation and its ministries. It has a multimedia archive formed by photos, videos,audios and documents.
Website of the Argentine Republic
President: Mauricio Macri
The Argentine Republic is located in the South Cone of America. It has 41.803.125 inhabitants, 23 provinces and the Buenos Aires Autonomous City.
On the website, there is information focused on several axis: historical; practical -consultation and procedural-; and informative. It has the following sections: Country where people can find historical and geographical data. Information, which has links to other relevant information like science and technology, culture, sports, among others topics. Procedures y Directory, in order to access to the addresses, telephones and websites of State organisms.
Official Gazette of the Argentine Republic
The laws that emanate from the Congress of the Nation as well as the acts of the Executive Power are published in the Official Gazette every day. A rule becomes effective as of its publication in the Official Gazette.
The page is organized in four sections. The first one is about laws and official announcements. The second section is about societies -political parties, public limited company, among others. The third section is linked to public contracting, and the fourth one has the Internet domains.
Argentine Radio and Television organization (RTA)
It is a state-owned company that was created since the sanction of the Audiovisual Communication Law. It has the objective of administering public media: Public Television, National Radio and Channel 12 of Trenque Lauquen.
On the website, there is institutional information as well as the history of the Argentine radio and television. There are also links to other pages like the Office of the Ombudsman, the Federal Authority for Audiovisual Communication Services (AFSCA,), AR-SAT, the Federal Authority for Telecommunications Technology (AFTIC), Open Digital Television (TDA), Association of the Argentines National Universities Radio Stations (ARUNA), and the Advisory Council of Audiovisual Communication and Childhood.
Channel 7, Public Television home page
The Channel 7 began broadcasting television in 1951 until today, uninterruptedly. In 2001, it became part of the National System of Public Media, along with the National Radio, among others organisms. At present, the Public Television is part of the Argentine Radio and Television organization (RTA), as a result of the sanction of the Law 26.522.
Users can access to the TV contents and programming on the Channel 7 web, which also has a live section. Besides, there is the access to the historical archive of the Argentine Radio and Television organization (RTA).
Télam National news agency
Télam is the national news agency of Argentina. It started functioning as the official agency of the Argentine State news in 1945. Its board is made up by a president, a vicepresident and a director.
The Télam home has several sections for news as Economy, Politics, Society, World, Sports, Entertainment, Technology, Culture, Tourism, and Opinion. There is also a multimedia news archive.
The first broadcasting entity of National Radio was founded in 1937, under the name of State Broadcasting Station LRA. At present, National Radio of Argentina is made up by fifty nationwide broadcasting entities.
On the web, which has institutional information, users can listen live radio programs. It also has access to news from the sections of economy, society, judicial, world, sports, entertainment, technology and culture.
It is a TV channel with educational and pedagogical purposes of free access, which belongs to the Education Ministry of the Nation. It was created on May 2005. On its website there is access to the TV live programming, and it also has a section of specific scholar contents for teachers.
Federal Authority of Audiovisual Communication Services
It was created in 2009, since the sanction of the Law (26.522) of Audiovisual Communication Services, in order to establish itself as its enforcement authority.
On the website there is institutional information, and also it has access to the Audiovisual Media Fund (FOMECA). Besides, there is an Argentine audiovisual map.
Secretariat of Communication
The Secretariat of Communication of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay publishes the magazine “Uruguay Cambia””, which includes the Government’s activities.
At present, this section is a brief which details the Presidency’s halls for ceremonies.
This section is about the information produced by the Institutional Communication Secretariat, in relation to the news of the country. It also has an audio and video archive, along with documents to be downloaded. Besides, journalists can access to the Press Accreditations through a webform.
Regulatory Unit of Communication Services
It is the organism that regulates the activities of telecommunications and postal services. It is directed by a Commission made up by three members appointed by the President of the Republic.
Information about the organisms, services and technical data can be found on the website.
Presidency of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay
President: Tabaré Vázquez
The Oriental Republic of Uruguay is located in the southeast of the Americas, with an area of 176,215 square kilometers.
The website is aims to issue information about the Republic President and his functions; the Presidency offices, the vicepresident, the ministers and the regulatory framework. It also has news regards the Presidency, the national agenda and an access to “Vera TV”.
Radio, Television and Broadcasting Official Service (SODRE)
It is the executing unit that depends on the Ministry of Education and Culture. It is aimed at broadcasting the culture and traditions of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, through its organisms like the national ballet, the youth orchestra, the national choir and the chamber music.
On the website there is information about those artistic bodies, as well as the National Archive of the Image and the Word, training schools and the activities’ schedule.
National Television of Uruguay
It is state-owned open channel, which depends on the Ministry of Education and Culture. It was authorized as a channel in 1955 but it began broadcasting in 1963. At present it has 23 antennas distributed in the whole country. -view more-.
The National Television of Uruguay (TNU) home includes news focused on Politics, Culture, Society, Economy, Internal Affairs, Sports, International contents, and the TV programming.
It is an initiative defined as an audiovisual documentary library related to public interest issues. On its website, it can be found an interactive memory with the sections of: Culture; Economy; Education; Business; Politics; Society y Science and Technology. There is also the programming schedule.
Agency of E-government and Information and Knowledge Society (AGESIC)
It is an executing unity that depends on the Presidency of the Republic. It is in charge of the implementation and the right functioning of the E-government, with the purpose that citizens can use the Technologies of Information and Communication.
On the website there are the Institutional information of the agency, as well as the Strategies of the E-Government and the Information Society. It also has Initiatives taken by the organism and several Resources for citizens.
Regulatory Unit of Communication Services
It is an organism that regulates the telecommunication and postal services, which depends on the Republic Presidency. On the website there are Rules, the agents regulated by the unit, technical information and other services.
President: Dilma Roussef
The Federative Republic of Brazil was constituted as a State since the declaration of the independence in 1822.
The Government home has the objective of communicating the official ceremonies in relation to the sections of Citizenship and Justice, Science and Technology, Culture, Defense and Security, Economy and Employment, Education, Sports, Government, Infrastructure, Environment, Health and Tourism.
Besides, there is an option called “Speak with the Government”, and also presents an interactive model for citizens through the access “Speak with the President”.
Home of Palacio do Panalto- Presidency of the Republic
Secretariat of Social Communication
Minister: Edinho Silva
The Secretariat of Social Communication is aimed at representing a link among all the ministries and organism of the Executive Power of the Federative Republic of Brazil, in order to produce and promote a homogeneous public communication.
It was created in 1979 since the Law 6650, and modified twice with the Law 10683/03, the Decree 4799 and the Decree 5849/06. Thus, it was constituted as the body of the Federal Government in charge of the administration and the strategic planning of the communication.
Ministry of Communication
Minister: André Peixoto Figueiredo Lima
The Communication Minister was created through the Decree-Law N° 200/67, in order to administrate and control the postal, radio and telecommunications services. The agency’s mission is to “design, implement and monitor transparent and participative public policies, which can promote the access to communication services. It is also aimed at contributing to the economic and technological development, the democratization and social inclusion in Brazil”.-view more-
Home page of the Presidency of the Republic
President: Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara
Paraguay Republic is a State that was constituted in 1811, and is made up by 17 departments and a Capital District.
The website of the Presidency of the Republic of Paraguay is aimed at presenting itself as an access to all the organism of the government. It is a channel of information about the President, the Agenda, News, Decrees; Official Gazette and fotos y audiovisual contents. It also includes the secretariats of State and the Law of Transparency 5189, through the links located on the home page.
Secretariat of Information and Communication
Minister -Executive Secretary: Fabrizio Caligaris
It is an organism created in 2008 since the sanction of the Decree 171. Among its main responsibilities, there is the creation of strategies in order to strengthen and develop the link between the State and Civil Society. -view ¿What about SICOM?-.
On the website there are the accesses to the public media, the presidential agenda, and the President’s speeches.
National Secretariat of Information and Communication Technologies
Minister-Executive Secretary: David Ocampos
It is an organism that depends on the Executive Power. This Secretariat is aimed at the development of policies related to the use of Information and Communication Technologies in several areas.
The website includes the sections of Institutionalinformation, Services, Projects; Agenda, among others.
Ministry of Communication
Minister: Marianela Paco Durán
The Ministry of Communication is made up by two vice-ministries:
Vice-minister of communication policies.
It is an organism that aims to carry out the development of the communication process, within the framework of the Plurinational State with intercultural democracy. This task includes the administration and planning of the public media.
Besides the general options of the institution and the legal framework, the website has a section of Transparency that includes information about the personnel, the salary scales and travel reports. In addition to this, there is a section called Press that has News regarding the Plurinational State of Bolivia, President’s audios, Speeches and reports of the ministerial administration.
Website of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
Ministry of the Presidency
Home page of the Peruvian State
President of the Republic: Ollanta Humala
The Republic of Peru is constituted by 25 departments and a population of more than 30 million of inhabitants.
The Peruvian State uses its website as a communication tool among the organism that made it up by: the Presidency of the Cabinet, the Congress of the Republic, the Judicial Power and a list of entities.
Home of the Presidency of the Republic
Organism of private investment in telecommunications (OSIPTEL)
Presidency of the Republic
President: Nicolás Maduro Moros
The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is located in the north area of South America. It has a territorial extension of 916.445 square kilometers, and a population of 30.851.343 inhabitants.
The website of the Presidency depends on the Ministry of Popular Power of the Office of the Presidency and Monitoring of the Government Administration. This organism represents the link among the several areas of the government in order to increase their efficiency and effectiveness.
Ministry of Popular Power for the Communication and Information
National System of Public Media
Home page of the Government of the Republic
President: Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez
The Republic of Panama has a territory of 75.517 square kilometers, with a population of more than 3 million of inhabitants. The country is divided into nine provinces, 75 districts and three indigenous regions at provincial level.
The website gives information about the President, the Vicepresident, First Lady, Transparency and Press articles.
On the main page, there are the latest news related to the public activity of the President and actions of the government.
Ministry of the Presidency
Home page of the Government of Costa Rica
President: Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera
The Republic of Costa Rica is a country of Central America, which is bordered by Nicaragua to the north and by Panama to the southeast.
The website is organized in relation to the institutional information of the Presidency – Vicepresidency; Ministries; Secretariats; First Lady- and to the most significant international and national news. It also includes the blog of the Presidency, with an interactive account through social media.
In the “Information” section, there are news and communiqués, as well as the presidential agenda and several documents.
President: Daniel Ortega
The Republic of Nicaragua is divided into fifteen departments and two autonomous regions.
The website gives information about the activities carried out by the Government. It also has a section of
Documents and a link called El Pueblo Presidente.
Vicepresidency of the Republic
Nicaragua’s Institute of Telecommunications and Post services (TELCOR)
Government of the Republic
President:Alejandro Maldonado Aguirre
This official website of the Guatemala’s Presidency is released through the Secretariat of Social Communication of the Presidency. It offers information about news of Guatemala and the policies of the Government. The website is focused on the Public Information and the Alert “Alba Keneth” (a space that reports the lack in the children’s home).
The Public Information item is referred to the areas of the government, salaries of the officials and public employees, Mission and Objectives of the institution, among others axis.
Vicepresidency of the Republic
Ministry of Communication, Infrastructure and Housing
Presidency of the Republic
President:Salvador Sánchez Cerén
On the website of the Presidency there is information about the Government of El Salvador, its officials, secretariats, news of the country, communiqués, bid services and several significant issues in relation to the State.
It also includes news and access to public media of El Salvador.
Portal of the Presidency of the Republic of Mexico
President:Enrique Peña Nieto
The United Mexican States is a federal republic located in North America, which has a population of 122 million of persons. The extension of the territory is of 1.973.000 square kilometers.
The website of the Presidency has news of the country, through the access to the Presidency blog, the Press hall, the multimedia archives and public interest documents.
The page offers a guide to procedures, which correspond to the area that make up the State (education, health, transports).
Federal Institute of Telecommunications
Transparency Obligations Portal
Portal of the Republic of Cuba
President of the Ministers Council: Raúl Castro Ruiz
The website includes information about the Council of Ministers and its responsibilities, official news, through the News Agency of Cuba. It also has information about the foreign policies, and the social and economic development.
Home page of the United States of America
President: Barack Obama
The United States is a country located on North America and it is bordered by Canada and Mexico. It is a federal constitutional republic made up of 50 states and a Federal District, where there is the main headquarter of the Government.
The portal usa.gov has updated information about the organism and activities of the government. The website is part of the Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies since 2002, when the E-Government Law was sanctioned.
Portal of the White House
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Latin Public Broadcasting (LPB)
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
National Public Radio (NPR)
Presidency of the Ecuador Republic
President: Rafael Correa
The Republic of Ecuador is formed by 24 provinces divided into a territory of 283.560 square kilometers.
The Presidency’s home page includes information about the public activity of the President, the Agenda, Transparency, Decrees, Speeches and Prees.
It also has links to the organisms that form part of the Ecuadorian State.
National Secretariat of Communication
National Secretary: Patricio Barriga
It is an organism in charge of the production and broadcast of public policies, in order to strengthen the people power and improve the regulating function of the State.
On the website there are information about the Secretariat, Programs and Services, Library, Transparency, News and Citizen Contact.
Agency of Regulation and Control of the Communications
It is the entity that regulates the telecommunications service in Ecuador. It has the purpose of the harmonious promotion of the sector, which regulates and looks out for the access’s rights of the users.
It includes information about the institution and its transparency, programs and services and the strategic planning.
National System of Information
Presidency of the Republic
President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
The Republic of Colombia is an State made up by 32 departments and an unique capital district. It has 47.662.000 inhabitants and an extension of territory of 2.070.408 square kilometers (ground and maritime).
The website of the Presidency is presented as a channel of public information for citizens. It includes information about the Presidencyand (Vicepresident and Ministries); Rules y City Assistant.
It also has a link to the Press Hall, which includes news about the President, presidential speeches and audiovisual resources.
Ministry of Technologies of Information and Communication (MinTIC)
Home page of the city participation: “Urna de Cristal”
System of Public Media (RTVC)
National Authority of Television
National Agency of the Radioelectric Spectrum
It is the agency that controls and executes the possibility of the use of the radioelectric spectrum in Colombia. It was created in the framework of the Law 1341 (2009), with the objective of extending the covering of bandwidth, and improving the services of third parties. -View Objectives, Functions and Duties-.