Tag Archives: WTO
- US offered Antigua pennies on the dollar to resolve WTO dispute
September 30, 2017
On Friday, Sir Ronald Sanders, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States and the Organization of American States for Antigua and Barbuda, appeared before the World Trade Organization's Dispute Settlement Body, to update his government's position on its 14-year online gambling trade fight with the United States. The dispute,...
- How WTO, Antigua, Calvin Ayre Overcome US Hypocrisy: Watch the International Debate
September 27, 2017
Fourteen. Everyone has a story to tell about this number. It may be a date of their first pay check or your first promotion. Fourteen may also signify the number of failures and successes that a person may have encountered in his lifetime. Antigua-licensed online gambling operators hold on dearly...
- Antigua PM Gaston Browne uses United Nations address to urge US to honor WTO rules
September 22, 2017
On Thursday, Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne addressed the United Nations General Assembly, reiterating his call for the United States to respect the decision of the World Trade Organization that the US' prohibitionist stance against Antigua-based online gambling operators is in violation of America's international trade obligations. Browne...
- Democracy Institute to debate US hypocrisy in Antigua WTO war, prosecution of Calvin Ayre
September 14, 2017
Online gambling industry members and free trade advocates are urged not to miss a special Democracy Institute event in Geneva later this month. On September 27, Democracy Institute director Patrick Basham will lead an expert international panel in an interactive event to debate the Institute’s recent report, Do As I...
- Antigua’s ambassador urges US to honor WTO debt to aid Barbuda relief effort
September 12, 2017
Antigua and Barbuda’s ambassador in Washington wants the US government to finally make good on its outstanding World Trade Organization financial obligations to help Barbuda rebuild after Hurricane Irma. On Tuesday, Voice of America published an interview with Ronald Sanders, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States and the...
- Antigua and Barbuda Government welcomes vindication of Calvin Ayre as part of the failure by US to comply with WTO ruling on Internet Gaming
August 4, 2017
St John’s… The Government of Antigua and Barbuda congratulates Mr. Calvin Ayre on the resolution of the criminal case brought against him in the United States. The dismissal of all felony charges against Mr. Ayre, in a matter that dragged on for over 5 years, vindicates him entirely. Mr. Ayre...
Charges dropped against Calvin Ayre, Bodog and friends
July 14, 2017
Calvin Ayre Foundation to match donations to Barbuda relief effort
September 9, 2017
UIGEA, 6 Years Later
October 15, 2012
The cost of America’s war on Antigua, Calvin Ayre and online gambling
September 5, 2017