Director General Pascal Lamy today applauded the successful efforts of Latin American banana producing nations, the United States and the European Union to end their long running dispute over trade in bananas…

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KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – A senior banana official has blasted a new tariff agreement between the European Union (EU) and Latin America on the commodity as an ” act of treachery” and warned that it will bring on the demise of the industry in the Windward Islands and the rest of the Caribbean…. Coordinator of the Windward Islands Farmers Association (WINFA), Renwick Rose said the compensation being offered under the deal by the EU to countries of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) grouping was inadequate.

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“A done deal” Renwick Rose, WINFA