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Antigua To Monetize Suspended US IP Rights

Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Baldwin Spencer, said: “In the face of the ongoing failure of the United States to negotiate with Antigua and Barbuda a reasonable settlement of this dispute, the implementation of trade remedies awarded by the WTO is an important international responsibility; and I am pleased that the Committee continues working with expedience, meeting as scheduled and focusing on its mandate to utilize the WTO remedies in a responsible and proper manner. This will give Antigua and Barbuda a tangible benefit for our years of perseverance on this matter. Be assured that resolving the WTO Gaming case in a fair, reasonable and positive way is a top priority of the Government of Antigua and Barbuda.”

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Antigua Seeks Sanctions Against US in Online Gambling Dispute

“As a small country, it is not our intention to have a fight with the United States. But we believe also that as a sovereign nation we are entitled to all the rights and the protection of the WTO,” Lovell said yesterday in a phone interview. “We believe the time has come (to pursue sanctions) having exhausted all other possibilities.”

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