Tag Archives: World Trade Organization
- Antigua vows to defends itself from economic bullies
January 10, 2017
The government of Antigua has unveiled its new year’s resolution for 2017: stand up to economic bullies. On Monday, Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda Sir Rodney Williams (pictured) ushered in a new session of the nation’s parliament by delivering his office’s traditional Throne speech. Among the topics the Governor-General addressed...
- Antigua gives US until year’s end to resolve WTO dispute
November 28, 2016
Antigua’s trade representative has given the United States until the end of the year to comply with its World Trade Organization responsibilities or face the consequences. On November 23, Antigua made a formal presentation to the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body regarding the now 12-year-old ruling that America’s trade policy vis...
- Antigua preps digital download strategy after “regrettably paltry” US WTO offer
July 26, 2016
Antigua’s Prime Minister says his country’s “patience is wearing thin” over the United States’ refusal to negotiate a fair resolution to the two countries' World Trade Organization (WTO) online gambling dispute. This week, Antiguan Prime Minister Gaston Browne delivered an address to the nation detailing his frustration in getting the...
- Antigua says WTO online gambling dispute with U.S. to be resolved in January
December 28, 2015
Antigua expects to resolve its longstanding online gambling trade dispute with the US government in January, according to a government cabinet minister. On Christmas Eve, Antigua Foreign Affairs Minister Charles Fernandez told local reporters that Antigua’s government had received and reviewed the US’ latest offer to resolve the World Trade...
- Antigua’s PM tells United Nations that US trade policy proves “might is right”
October 3, 2015
Antigua’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne has told the United Nations that his country’s online gambling dispute with the United States demonstrates that “might is right” when it comes to international trade obligations. On Thursday, Browne addressed the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly Debate, reminding delegates that it had...
- Antigua, US trade reps signal progress on resolving WTO online gambling dispute
August 11, 2015
Antigua’s contentious online gambling trade dispute with the United States has taken a more cordial turn following meetings in Washington between the two nations’ trade representatives. Late last month, Antigua’s Minister of International Trade and Foreign Affairs Charles ‘Max’ Fernandez traveled to Washington to meet with the US Trade Representative...