Category Archives: Congress

End to Antigua-US Gambling Services Dispute In Sight?

Last year, I published a piece titled, Small States and Compliance Bargaining in the WTO: An analysis of the Antigua-US Gambling Services Case. The article highlights the ability of  a small Caribbean country, Antigua and Barbuda (referred to as Antigua), to successfully challenge … Continue reading

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Beware of the Consequences of the Fiscal Cliff Package

As a result of the fiscal cliff deal, portions of the farm bill set to expire in 2012 were extended until September 2013. Now, the U.S. Congress has nine months to finalize a new farm bill that would support the … Continue reading

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Fiscal Cliff, Farm Subsidies and Foreign Trade

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and House Speaker John Boehner went on the Sunday talk shows to discuss President Obama’s proposal to avoid a fiscal cliff at the end of this year. President Obama presented his plan to Republicans on Thursday. … Continue reading

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What U.S.-Africa trade means for Africa

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Earlier this month, the Third Country Fabric Provision of the African Growth and Opportunities Act was reauthorized by U.S. Congress. This important piece of legislation was originally set to expire on Sept. 30, 2012. International Trade Examiner has examined what … Continue reading

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U.S. Congress renews important legislation governing U.S. trade with African countries

Last week, a significant piece of legislation was passed in both the House and Senate that governs U.S. trade with the Sub-Saharan African region. However, it received minimal media attention, especially when compared to news within the past year emphasizing … Continue reading

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