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Trade War In The Caribbean: The Antigua-US Gambling Dispute

For more than a decade, the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda has battled the U.S. over its online gambling ban -- a rule Antigua says decimated its economy. In recent years, the World Trade Organization ruled in Antigua's favor, and as retribution, the WTO has now authorized Antigua to violate intellectual property protections on American movies, music and other media. We explore how the case is affecting international trade, gambling and government authority.

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