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World Trade Talks Fall Apart

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World Trade Talks Fall Apart

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A bureaucratic fight dissolves World Trade Organization talks in Cancun, Mexico. The five-day meeting of trade ministers had focused largely on farm subsidies, and a deal was near. But a sideline dispute pitting industrial nations against developing countries led to the collapse. NPR's Kathleen Schalch reports.